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Anonymous asked in Cars & TransportationAircraft · 8 years ago

a question about minimum takeoff distance?

for any given airplane there is a minimum takeoff distance, so is that with a full payload?

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  • 8 years ago
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    Expect lightplanes (general aviation single engine airplanes) to give a takeoff distance based on sea level, standard temperature and pressure and a maximum certificated weight - They also often include a distance measured to an obstacle, often 35 ft height (10 meters high) - See if there is a correction for a wind component -

    Transport category airplanes measure takeoff performance differently, on charts and graphs, so I will not go over that subject, unless you want a long explanation...!

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    Source(s): Retired pilot
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