Inflight 6: Revising Estimates

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Inflight 6: Revising Estimates

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Which is an example of a situation where your original Top of Descent (TOD) calculation made in planning, must be revised in the air?

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In the sling, the common power setting for a descent is 4000rpm with an IAS of 100 kts. What rate of descent (in feet per minute) does this usually achieve?

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When flying at 60kts (60nm/hr) you are travelling 1 nm per minute, or 1 minute per nautical mile. Therefore, at the average cruise speed of 100 kts, how many minutes (approximately) will it take to fly 1 nautical mile?

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To be safe, it is advisable when calculating a top of descent (TOD) that you:

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