Lift/Drag Ratio (L/D ratio) ≠ Lift/Drag Ratio (L/D ratio) Speed

[Ref. The Pilot’s Manual PM2 Ground School Page 62-63, 71 ; Air Pilot’s Manual 1 – Flying Training Page 94-95 ; Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, FAA-H-8083-25B Page 11-9 – 11-11 ; PPL Instruction Kit Vol1 (306) – 9th Edition, V9.2 P.13-14] “L/D ratio” ≠ “L/D ratio Speed” At particular AoA, Lift/Drag ratio is a […]

Maximum (Best) Range Speed v.s Maximum (Best) Endurance Speed

[Ref. The Pilot’s Manual PM2 Ground School Page 62-63, 71 ; Air Pilot’s Manual 1 – Flying Training Page 94-95 ; Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, FAA-H-8083-25B Page 11-9 – 11-11 ; PPL Instruction Kit Vol1 (306) – 9th Edition, V9.2 P.13-14] Maximum (Best) Endurance Speed = Minimum Power Airspeed minimum fuel consumption Maximum Time for […]