Originally Posted by N941WR
The bigger engines really only gain you in ROC and not so much in cruise speed. Even then, 1400 FPM is nothing to shack a stick at.
That's pretty much it in a nutshell, yes. But I sure do enjoy holding 2000+ off the runway!
Somebody asked me the other day how long I hold that climb rate coming off the runway. My answer was "Long enough that nobody thinks I did it by accident."
Greg Niehues - PPSEL, IFR, Repairman Cert.
Garden City, TX VAF 2019 dues paid
N16GN flying 360hrs and counting! Built an off-plan 9A with too much fuel and too much HP. Should drop dead any minute now.