How does the lift coefficient for maximum range vary with altitude? (No compressibility effects.)

A: The lift coefficient decreases with increasing altitude.
B: The lift coefficient is independent of altitude.
C: The lift coefficient increases with increasing altitude.
D: Only at low speeds the lift coefficient decreases with increasing altitude.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer: B

One thought on “How does the lift coefficient for maximum range vary with altitude? (No compressibility effects.)”

  1. I’m not Aero Engineer. As altitude increases the drag reduces as the density of air reduces so there should be change in Co-ef of lift, am i right?

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