The maximum height at which an aircraft can sustain a specified rate of climb dependent on engine type.
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.
Definition of service ceiling in:
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