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Old 02-06-2011, 10:45 PM   #8  
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Originally Posted by 698jet View Post
how is an aircraft's rate of climb affected if more luggage is added to its cargo ? how is stall affected .
The heavier the airplane, the less the performance. Stall speed will be higher; rate of climb, slower. Think of jogging up a hill pulling a wagon with some bricks in it; now add more bricks. Your trip up that hill will be a lot slower.

A number of other factors besides weight affect performance: temperature, altitude, humidity to name a few. Just hit the books and keep asking questions. There's no such thing as a stupid question, just stupid answers.
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