Climb Cruise Operations

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Term Climb Cruise Operations
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SESAR

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Definition

A climb technique employed by aircraft, usually at a constant power setting, resulting in an increase of altitude as the aircraft weight decreases.

Definition Source

SESAR Concept of Operations Step 2 Edition 2014 (Ed. 01.01.00)

Note

The cruise climb technique provides an optimum fixed rate of climb and a certain number of intermediate altitude steps (from initial to final block altitude), which leads the vertical flight profile to remain as close as possible around the optimum flight level.

Lexicon Release

Lexicon Release 2015.1