Airplane Descent Calculator LT

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About this app

Airplane Descent Calculator Pro € 3,99 + tax (the tax depends of your country)

Suppose you are at 10.000 feet and need to descend to 2.000 feet. Where do you begin the descent?

Airplane Descent Calculator Lite allows you to calculate the distance in which the plane should begin the descent to get target altitude, for a specific descent rate (vertical speed) and ground speed (horizontal speed).

Many times during an aircraft flight, true ground speed differs from precomputed ground speed, so, during the flight is necessary to calculate how far we need to begin the descent. To avoid needing to go down at 3.000 feet/minute in a Cessna 150, to descend from the current altitude to runway altitude.

This App is Free, has No Ads, and not special permissions needed.

You can also check Airplane Descent Calculator Pro which allows to:

- Calculate the distance to begin the descent for a specific descent rate
- Calculate the descent rate to get a specific altitude from your current distance
- Automatically get current altitude and ground speed from GPS

NOTE: Application NOT certified for Real Flight. If you use it, it is at your own risk !!!
Updated on
Jan 27, 2016

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412 reviews
Metal Fabman
September 3, 2019
Great little app for determining when and how far out to start your decent for your chosen airstrip, now I don't need to fumble around with pen and pad anymore. Thank you for developing this simple to the point app. Works fine on my 8" tablet,.!
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Roman Sill
June 7, 2021
Getting irritated at opening the app to an ad to upgrade. I would if i felt the price was reasonable, but it's not, imo so the ad is beginning intrusive to me.
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Mike Wobrock
August 24, 2019
Followup: thanks for the reply but it is $4.99 us, not $3.99 as dev says. Maybe Play store is adding a dollar... I can send you my transaction report. The "upgrade to pro" says $3.99. Click on the link and you're then taken to a $4.99 full app page :/
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Luis A Alvarez
August 23, 2019
Probably is due your country taxes. The Pro version price is 3,99 us dollars. Please open this link in Chrome incognito windows tab without logging into your google play account:

What's new


- Added one decimal point to calculated distance and time

- File size reduced
- Some minor corrections

- Initial release