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757/767 VNAV descent path angle during deceleration

Old 23rd Jun 2020, 07:37
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Originally Posted by Check Airman View Post
Nothing to add, except to say Boeings sure seem complicated to this Airbus pilot
Exactly how I feel about Airbus!
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Old 23rd Jun 2020, 08:28
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Originally Posted by Sidestick_n_Rudder View Post
Our fuel gurus actually claim the opposite - but I must admit that I havenít seen the numbers, so it is anecdotal.
Echo that. If you are too high on descent, it means you stayed too long at cruise level. Burning more in cruise.
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Old 23rd Jun 2020, 22:20
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Originally Posted by oceancrosser View Post
Echo that. If you are too high on descent, it means you stayed too long at cruise level. Burning more in cruise.

True but better to burn less fuel at high levels than more at low altitudes
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