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What would provide the greatest gain in altitude in the shortest distance during the climb after takeoff?
Vx
After takeoff, which airspeed would the pilot use to gain the most altitude in a given period of time?
Vy
What effect does high density altitude, as compared to low density altitude, have on propeller efficiency and why?
Effiency is reduced cuz the propeller exerts less force at high density altitudes than at low density altitudes.
Which combination of atmospheric conditions will reduce aircraft takeoff and climb performance?
High temperature, high relative humidity, and high density altitude.
What effect does high density altitude have on aircraft performance?
It reduces climb performance
What effect, if any, does high humidity have on aircraft performance?
It decreases performance
Which items are included in the empty weight of an aircraft?
Unusable fuel and undrainable oil