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User currently offlinePortcolumbus From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 1614 posts, RR: 4
Posted (12 years 12 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 670 times:

Is it more economical for an aircraft on a short route (i.e. CMH-DTW) to get as high as possible before having to descend, or cruise at a lower altitude?



Joe

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User currently offlineAmericawest123 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 12 months 20 hours ago) and read 635 times:

I would say lower cruise because climbs can burn a lot of fuel as opposed to leveling lower and cruising longer at best fuel rate speed....

-tom


User currently offlineBoeing 747-311 From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 795 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 12 months 20 hours ago) and read 631 times:

The higher they clim the more fuel they need!


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