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Aircraft performance covers areas such as the amount of runway required to takeoff or land and how fast an airplane can climb or descend.

Aircraft performance covers areas such as the amount of runway required to takeoff or land and how fast an airplane can climb or descend. It is a very important aspect of flight planning that needs to be evaluated before every flight.

Use this tag for:

  • General questions about how performance numbers are calculated
  • Questions about how performance is affected by various factors (temperature, wind, etc.)
  • Questions about specific aircraft performance (how much runway does xxx use for takeoff)
  • Questions comparing the performance of different types of aircraft
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