Section XV. CLIMB/DESCENT
available is obtained from the appropriate Cruise Chart
of climb or descent at a given weight for a change in
b. Descent. The horsepower change per engine is
horsepower per engine. Two engine and single-engine
that decrease in power needed to obtain a desired rate-
operation is shown.
the Cruise Charts.
7-55. Use of the Chart.
The horsepower per engine required for level flight is
obtained from the appropriate Cruise Chart.
a. Power - Maximum climb power.
a. Climb. The horsepower change per engine is
b. Rate-of-climb/descent will change as altitude
that additional power needed to obtain the desired rate-
and temperature change. Re-evaluate as altitude and
of-climb at a known weight. The excess horsepower