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Old 31st Jul 2018, 19:49
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Originally Posted by LADAN 2ALPHA View Post
Still on take-off thrust, anyone with an idea why we advance thrust levers to 40%, or around 50% for some jets, before setting the full takeoff thrust? Anyone know of any other reasons apart from engine thermal stabilization and making sure that both engines are spooling at the same rate? I can't seem to find any other reasons online...
To avoid assymmetric spool up of the engines and the resulting yaw at low airspeed where the rudder has no power.
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