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How does thrust reverser selection have a destabilising effect on the rudder and increase the lateral skidding tendency of the aircraft?

I was reading in the FCTM landing section normal procedures the below paragraph. The reversers have a destabilizing effect on the airflow around the rudder and thus decrease the efficiency of the ...
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How does a flex takeoff increase fuel consumption compared to a TOGA takeoff?

I read this also in the FCTM green operating procedures that doing a flex takeoff increases fuel consumption as we have a longer takeoff phase
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How does flying at ECON computed speeds optimise fuel burn.? [closed]

I read in the FCTM GREEN OPERATING PROCUDURES that it’s recommended to fly at ECON computed speeds throughout the flight profile to optimise speed in accordance with the CI.
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Why can the A320 VAPP be decreased down to VLS?

I read in the Airbus A320 FCTM (p349), normal procedures descent section: The flight crew can insert a lower VAPP in the MCDU PERF APPR, down to VLS, if landing is performed without A/THR, ...