This sub-section is intended to provide CPL/ATPL/Flight Dispatcher’s aspirants with basic knowledge required to understand the essential fundamentals of performance and their effect on practical applications in the context of recent developments.
This sub-section is primarily conceived as a compact reference and refresher document without extensive mathematical calculations. It is also a helpful prerequisite for anyone interested in the principles of airplane performance and their applications in a safe and economic operation, in conjunction with the respective information from the Airplane Operations Manual (AOM).
It is important to indicate that the information contained in this sub-section is based on the theoretical and practical experience gained over the years from aircraft daily operation. It is also intended to maintain the text’s general nature without going into details of specific aircraft type.