- The maximum height at which a particular type of aircraft can sustain a specified rate of climb.More example sentences
- 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.
More definitions of service ceilingDefinition of service ceiling in:
- The US English dictionary