Climb Profile Help

Hi everyone,

I don’t really understand what this is? And how I can use it to help me with step climbing?

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That is the stepclimb I believe. Start at 250, go to 320 and then 385. For descent, start at 385, go down to 300 and then 250. This of course all being in the ten thousands.

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But why are there given altitudes for when I put in the SIDS?

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That is for immediately after take off. The SIDs are premade for you by the sim.

So should I use that? How do I know when to climb to that specific time on the SIDS?

You don’t have to, they are recommended, but as you can see, it jumps down to 110 ft before going up to 11,000 again. You can climb in any profile you would like in the sim.

Yep but as long as you’re around 2000~ VS you’ll be in a similar altitude as the sids

So I should probably stick with the profile the website gave me

It when @Generic_Flyer said this:

That is the stepclimb I believe. Start at 250, go to 320 and then 385. For descent, start at 385, go down to 300 and then 250. This of course all being in the ten thousands.

How long should I wait till I climb to 32,000 ft and then onto 38,500?

I’m pretty sure it’s a weight thing question did you insert your weight or did they give you a specific weight

Ok so seems they gave you the weight of the plane

Could you give me your route

Rome to Paris a350-900

Also I didn’t put a weight in because I don’t know what I should put in

No. :)
The 250 / 320 / 85 is for speeds. Below 10,000, fly at 250kts. Between 10,000 and FL280, fly at 320kts. Above FL280, fly at Mach 0.85.

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So how do I know what to climb to? I though fpltoif.com tells you the step climb process and what to climb to?

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Regarding your question on how long you should wait to climb, that would come down to the altitudes in FPLtoIF. I’m not sure how it works in FPLtoIF, but on SimBrief, the altitudes are given in the PDF document generated with your flight.

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For a flight this short you shouldn’t step climb just go up to one altitude and maintain that till descent the phot above is from Andrew Wu who I’ll send you the entire thing in just a second but you could follow this graph

your flight is short and you probably won’t need a stepclimb due to the low weight.
but when necessary, it will show, both through the maps and through the waypoints…

as an example, I generated this flight:


where it is possible to check each waypoint where the step climb was generated

for higher resolution:

Another way to observe this through FPLtoIF is in the FPL tab, in the section “Flight Plan Details”, which is in the part just below the region where you had taken this print.
there it will show in a more crude way, waypoint by waypoint, containing ideal speed and autitude for each one of them, listing the entire flight.

Hope this helps

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Found it! On FPLtoIF, the altitudes are listed at the bottom of the page in the middle column. Feel free to set those altitudes in VNAV, or climb on your own accord.

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