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Pressure And Density Alt

Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:42 pm

I know Density altitude is pressure Alt corrected for non standard temp but for performance calculations is pressure Alt on its own of any use?
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RE: Pressure And Density Alt

Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:19 am

I've seen very few performance charts that actually use density altitude. Normally they'll use pressure altitude and then have the temperature as part of the calculation. So yes, it's useful.

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