climbing cruise

The conversion of additional speed at the cruise power to additional height as fuel is consumed. For a given cruise power setting, the speed tends to increase as fuel is consumed. Converting this additional speed at the cruise power setting into additional height will result in a greater range in jet aircraft.

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