# The gradient of descent is ____

#### William Joy

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The gradient of descent is ____
A. 15%
B. 11%
C. 5%
D. 18%

#### Regal Eagle

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Answer: C
Explanation: The gradient of descent is 3° or 5%. Smaller transport aircraft are capable of descending in a steeper way which are depending on the condition like restricted approach path and separation of airport traffic arrivals.