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Old 03-09-2018, 07:58 AM
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Originally Posted by N941WR View Post
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."
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Built an off-plan 9A with too much fuel and too much HP. Should drop dead any minute now.
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