Range - Aircraft performance, Other Engineering

Safe Operating Range

The SOR is the max distance between airfields which the aircraft can fly with full allowance for headwind, diversion, stacking.
• Distance flown in climb included
• Fuel for take-off, climb, landing included
• Allowances made in standardized manner according to type of operation  

Gross Still-Air Range

Assumes aircraft starts at cruising altitude
• No allowance made for climb, descent etc
• Important to know how to calculate it

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