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Old 25th Jun 2010, 22:43   #17 (permalink)
gpn01
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: UK
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Originally Posted by IO540 View Post
On the E500, I recall they were going to have a certified ceiling of 25k. Any plane which can reach 25k is not "underpowered".
I've taken a glider to 27,500' and it was still climbing at 100-150fpm. Only stopped climb because I was concerned about oxygen consumption/reserves. Nice to know that even without an engine it's not 'underpowered' Heheh :-)
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