R/C

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R/CRadio Control
R/CReinforced Concrete
R/CRadio Command
R/CRate of Climb
R/CRequest for Checkage (US Navy)
R/CRed/Cyan Flicker (pediatrics)
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Establishing a positive rate of climb is Job One, and it mystifies us why pilots keep failing to master this task.
It has a noticeably better rate of climb than the stock 172 and is the one the FBO usually uses for its mountain flying checkouts due to its increased performance.
Wingspan - 40ft Length - 31ft 4ins Height - 13ft 1in Engine - Rolls-Royce Merlin III 12-cylinder with liquid cooling Power - 1,130hp Maximum Speed - 328mph at 20,000ft Rate of climb - 2750ft/min Range - 505 miles Service Ceiling - 34,200ft Armament - Eight 0.303in Browning machine-guns mounted in wings
Knots 2U advertises benefits of the Hoerner wingtip that include--depending on aircraft model--3-5 MPH cruise speed increase, 60 FPM rate of climb increase, 1-2 percent greater range, 4-5 MPH reduction of stall speed and reduced takeoff distance.
Powered by the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-140, the EX presents a 38-percent improvement in rate of climb over the standard Grand Caravan, as well as a 10- to 12-knot boost in cruise speed.
The AIM suggests an optimal rate of climb in all situations until 1000 feet below your assigned altitude and then 500 fpm thereafter.
3 engine secured while at FL200, would our weight support a two-engine rate of climb if we were to have another engine malfunction that required shutdown?
An RAF board of inquiry had said the most likely cause of the crash was a wrong rate of climb.
Powered by a 3-volt lithium CR2032 coin battery, the device utilizes an internal algorithmic software program to sense cabin pressure and rate of climb by way of a temperature corrected pressure sensor.
The TSB investigation found that a number of factors contributed to the accident including a reduced rate of climb. The reduced rate of climb was attributed to atmospheric conditions, the aircraft being over its gross takeoff weight, reduced power in the right engine, and the decision not to use available turbochargers.
The board decided that Flight-Lieutenant Jonathan Tapper had chosen the wrong rate of climb, killing himself and 28 others when his Chinook hit a hillside.