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User currently offlineModesto2 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 2795 posts, RR: 5
Posted (14 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1158 times:

While climbing to the cruising altitude (i.e. FL 350) what is the normal/average rate of climb in feet per minute. And how fast does an airliners descend from its cruising altitude? Thanks.

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User currently offlineUal1636 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 1 month 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1098 times:

The VS varies form aircraft to aircraft. Most airliners climb at about 1000fpm to 2000 fpm. It varies from airline to airline also. To figure out the time it takes to descend, just use simple math. If you descend at 2000 fpm from FL300 to 3000, it'll take 13.5 minutes.

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