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Flashcards in The Cruise - Ch 9 Deck (4):
1

Straight and Level Flight

Forces and moments are all in equilibrium

2

Aft CG benefits

Reduces trim drag
Reduces fuel flow
Reduces nose down pitching moment

More restricted on the ground

3

Max S+L SPD CAS

Achieved at low level

4

MAX S+L SPD TAS

Achieved at high altitude (until very high at which point it decreases)