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Does an increase in air temperature actually improve aircraft performance?

Fundamentals: The question is evidently comparing the TAS and True Altitude obtained in warmer air vs in colder air, at a given power setting and a given indicated altitude. So we are taking a "...
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Does an increase in air temperature actually improve aircraft performance?

Lets be very clear here, aircraft performance is determined by three things; weight, altitude and temperature (WAT). An increase in any one of these three things reduces aircraft performance. Drag is ...

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