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What does S/C stand for?

S/C stands for Step Climb (aviation)

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iFACTS, based on Trajectory Prediction and Medium Term Conflict Detection, provides decision-making support and helps controllers manage their routine workload, allowing the controller to check better climb profiles so an aircraft reaches cruising levels sooner and with fewer step climbs.
The new rules revise inflight procedures "by reducing the step climb from 3 to 2 hours prior to descent and by requiring flight crews to retard the throttles to minimum idle for 30 seconds at the top of descent.
The new rules revise inflight procedures "by reducing the step climb from 3 to 2 hours prior to descent and by requiring flight crews to retard the throttles to minimum idle for 30 seconds at the top of descent.
Here is a guide to six Bay Area step climbs that will give you a good workout and reward you with pleasant surroundings or outstanding views.
High/hot airport performance (2nd segment climb) is improved with Blended Winglets and operators will enjoy quicker climb to altitude and reduction of step climbs on many mission profiles.