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Old 06-23-2017, 09:28 PM
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I use 10:1. Makes the calculation easy and gives a little margin.

1000 ft above x 10 = 10,000 ft or roughly 2 miles glide

2000 ft above x 10 = 20,000 ft or roughly 4 miles glide

or simply use the the number of thousand feet AGL x 2 = miles glide (does not consider wind, wind will affect the number)

any RV9 will be able to make this glide range
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