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Beginner's Guide to Propulsion
Range and Fuel Consumption
Airplane Information

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NM = Nautical Miles; KTS = Knots; FPM = Feet per minute; M = Mach number

Cessna Skylane


Range

820 NM

Cruise Speed

140 KTS

Max Speed

145 KTS

Ceiling

18,100 FT

Rate of climb

924 FPM

Fuel capacity

88 US GAL

Learjet


Range

1460 NM

Cruise Speed

M 0.76

Max Speed

M 0.81

Ceiling

51,000 FT

Rate of climb

5,290 FPM

Fuel capacity

4,124 [2,588 LBS (IFR); 3,353 LBS (VFR)]

Extra 300


Range

462 NM

Cruise Speed

178 KTS

Max Speed

200 KTS

Ceiling

16,000 FT

Rate of climb

3200 FPM

Fuel capacity

42.3 US GAL

Sopwith "Camel"


Range

287.5 NM

Cruise Speed

105 KTS

Max Speed

115 KTS

Ceiling

19,000 FT

Rate of climb

1,000 FPM

Fuel capacity

30 US GAL


Related Pages:
Propulsion Activity Index
Propulsion Index

 

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Last Updated: Thu, Jun 12 04:39:33 PM EDT 2014

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