Definition of service ceiling in English:

service ceiling

Line breaks: ser|vice ceil|ing

noun

  • The maximum height at which a particular type of aircraft can sustain a specified rate of climb.
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    • The aircraft has a service ceiling of 22,500 metres.
    • Neither its rate of climb nor its service ceiling was as good as that of the lighter MiG - 15.
    • The maximum speed is 287 km/h and the service ceiling is 5,280m.

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