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1

Pressure

= Force / Area

2

Dynamic Pressure

Increases with speed and density

3

Weight impact on Total Drag Curve

Heavy = Up and right
Light = Down and left

4

Configuration impact on Total Drag Curve

Dirty = Up and left
Clean = Down and right

5

Vmp

= 0.76 x Vmd

6

Vmd

Best glide range
Best for fuel burn

10% increase in mass = 5% increase in Vmd

7

Endurance Routes

Concentrate on the ratio of fuel burn and distance covered