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Old 19th May 2008, 18:00
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thegreek
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Athens
Posts: 3
Barit, the link that you posted about FLEX Temp clears up a lot of questions, great !!

But surprised me with this:

"It Increases fuel burn.
Strange, but true. This is because:
  1. Assuming an uninterrupted climb, it will take longer to reach the more economical cruise altitude than a full thrust climb.
  2. Engines are less efficient when not at full thrust. "
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