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1

Endurance is

The time in the air

Wind has 0 effec t

2

Endurance =

1/ SFC x Drag

1/ Fuel Flow

3

Turbo Jet for endurance

Optimum Alt > optimum alt for max range
Optimum RPM
Vmd
Minimum fuel burn for altitude

4

Endurance is used for

Holding Patterns
Surveillance
Search and rescue
Cruise holding

5

Endurance for a prop

1/SFC x Pwr

Vmp
Full throttle height (low - mid alt)

Both of which are slightly higher for endurance than range

6

Endurance for Turbo Prop

Mid-High alt but usually restricted by ATC

7

Endurance for Prop (altitude)

Pwr curve moves up its own tangent

Ratio between Pwr required and TAS remains constant