The quest to be above-the-ordinary begins with a climb. The best-angle-of-climb speed (VX) produces the most altitude gain in a given distance, while the best-rate-of-climb speed (VY) achieves the maximum increase in altitude in a given time period. Best-angle-of-climb speed [_____] with altitude, and best-rate-of-climb speed [_____] with altitude. [Fill in the blanks with the best answers.]


Increases, decreases


Decreases, increases


Increases, increases


Decreases, decreases

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