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An airplane descends to an airport under the following conditions: Cruising altitude: | 10,500 ft | Airport elevation: | 1,700 ft | Descends to: | 1,000 ft AGL | Rate of descent: | 600 ft/min | Average true airspeed: | 135 kts | True course: | 263° | Average wind velocity: | .330° at 30 kts | Variation: | 7°E | Deviation: | +3° | Average fuel consumption: | 11.5 gal/hr |
Determine the approximate time, compass heading, distance, and fuel consumed during the descent. 9 minutes, 274°, 26 NM, 2.8 gallons.13 minutes, 271°, 26 NM, 2.5 gallons.13 minutes, 274°, 28 NM, 2.5 gallons. |