- That altitude selected by a pilot or assigned to him or her by the concerned ATC (air traffic control) authority for flying from the top of the climb to the top of the descent. This altitude has been (or is intended to be) maintained during either the entire or a portion of the flight. This altitude should be in relation to a fixed datum on the altimeter subscale during this period. This is a constant altitude and should not be confused with a cruise clearance.
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