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total drag curve

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Last question all before my CPL ADA exam.

What happens to the total drag curve as altitude changes, I understand it moves up and right for increasing weight.

what about with altitude?

thanks all for your help :)
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A read through pp96-104 in Hurt's text might be a good place to start.

www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/handboo.../media/00-80T-80.pdf

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