What is percent power based on?

When percent power is shown in engine charts in the AFM or POH is it based on max power (takeoff power) or max continuous power? I’m guessing Mac continuous. Am I right.


  • Scott ShererScott Sherer COO Forum Moderator

    Yes, Maximum Continuous. That is my understanding, too.

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