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    I am planning on flying at FL370 aboard a 777. How much fuel should i carry at takeoff and what should the climb rate be? I know that the speed gets lower and lower as you go higher, so what should my target speed be at FL370?

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    >I am planning on flying at
    >FL370 aboard a 777.
    >How much fuel should i
    >carry at takeoff

    How far are you going?

    >and what
    >should the climb rate be?

    That depends on lots of things, particularly how much fuel you're carrying and your climb speed.

    > I know that the
    >speed gets lower and lower
    >as you go higher

    The indicated airspeed gets lower, but true airspeed increases.

    so
    >what should my target speed
    >be at FL370?

    For a start take a look at the climb profile listed in the online POH.



  3. Default RE: Climb Rate for 777

    Travelling on a flight that would be about 2 hours.

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    A quick google search ("mach cruise 777") turned up this:

    http://webpages.charter.net/rtpete/html/777.html

    "Typical Cruise Speed is 0.82 - 0.83 Mach @ FL300 - FL350"

    As for rate of climb:

    max. 3800 fpm @ 250kts below 10,000 feet
    2000 - 2500fpm from 10,000 - 20,000ft @ 260 - 350kts
    1800 - 1500fpm from 20,000 - 26,000ft
    1500 - 400fpm from 26,000 - 35,000 ft depending on weight.



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