I have problems with calculating cruise speeds…sometimes i can arrive like an hour earlier or later of my scheduled flight time
That’s probably not because of your cruise speed, but more the winds. Sometimes you’ll have tail winds which mean you are traveling at a higher speed. Sometimes you’ll have headwinds which mean you will be traveling at a slower speed.
ohhh i always forget about the winds…but the question stays the same: even with the winds
how can i calculate my speed?
skybrary.aero is a great website that has general performance characteristics (including cruise speed) of most airliners.
Also, simbrief.com is a great website that will generate flight plans for you. When you input the aircraft type, it will automatically populate the typical cruise speed of the aircraft in the performance section and use real winds aloft to adjust that speed to get ground speed for the flight and give you a fairly accurate estimated time en route for your flight.
Hope this helps!
i will try them, thanks!
Hello, you can use flight planners like simbrief.com or fpltoif.com etc These tell you the speeds your aircraft should be at and the cruising altitude with the step climb method too. Using these flight planners will make your fpl and flight much better and realistic.
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