SWAFA27
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### Quick Question On This Pic

What kind of angle and/or climb rate do you think this 757 is at?

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san747
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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

If that shot is level, looks about 25-35 degrees (judging by eyesight alone)... Either way... WOW!
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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

Id say 45 degrees, if its level.

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SWAFA27
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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

 Quoting San747 (Reply 1):If that shot is level, looks about 25-35 degrees (judging by eyesight alone)... Either way... WOW!

 Quoting Kearney (Reply 2):Id say 45 degrees, if its level.

Whats the standard angle for takeoff?
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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

 Quoting SWAFA27 (Reply 4):Whats the standard angle for takeoff?

I think it is 5°-20° depending on the weight of the airplane, though I may be wrong.

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 Quoting SWAFA27 (Reply 4):Whats the standard angle for takeoff?

Usually around 15 degrees.
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 Quoting SWAFA27 (Reply 4):Whats the standard angle for takeoff?

Used to be whatever angle didn't spill the coffee on the first class passengers...
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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

 Quoting San747 (Reply 6):Usually around 15 degrees

Yep, Takeoff in a 737 means that you cannot put nose pitch higher than 10 Degreees or it going to be tailstrike, after positive climb, angle is increased to about 15 degrees.
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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

Its and empty military plane.. they probably didnt give a hoot about coffee
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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

 Quoting GQfluffy (Reply 7):Used to be whatever angle didn't spill the coffee on the first class passengers...

You're not supposed to be drinking coffee during T/O...irrespective of class....

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I thought they served cocktails?
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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

 Quoting Kearney (Reply 2):Id say 45 degrees, if its level.

At that angle the plane will stall.
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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

It's pretty impossible to tell for certain without being able to see the ground to measure the angle/ check that the photographer is holding the camera level. I'm sure it's pretty damned steep though!

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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

 Quoting SOBHI51 (Reply 12):At that angle the plane will stall.

If you hold the angle long enough, yes.

If you assume that angle to only for a few seconds, no.

There's a video floating around of a military 757-200 doing a mighty impressive zoom climb after a high speed pass.
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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

 Quoting SWAFA27 (Thread starter):What kind of angle

Oh, the famous "tilted camera" angle, indeed. It can be 179 degrees and the plane does not stall.

SWAFA27
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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

BTW found this great clip of the same kind of 757

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### RE: Quick Question On This Pic

the camera might be at an angle but id still say that is toooo much of a angle for that type of plane

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Holy cow! What a climb angle!
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