November 23rd 15, 12:04 AM
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Former Navy Seal smashes wingsuit distance record in daring flight
"Vaughn Simon" wrote in message
On 11/13/2015 1:03 PM, a425couple wrote:
So, the plane's 25,000 ceiling was souped up to 37,000?
Service ceiling refers to the max height where an airplane can
maintain a specified rate of climb at max gross weight, but it's not
a limit. If you are patient, and especially if you are flying
light, you may be able to climb considerably higher.
Did they have, in effect, an air-lock? Or de-pressurize the whole
Neither. I'm 95% sure that the Caravan is an unpressurized
airplane, so everyone would need to use oxygen at high altitudes.
But there would be no concern about pressurization or anything like