**Pivotal Altitude: Everything You Need to Know (Formula**
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Mar 28, 2020 · Pivotal altitude is the specific altitude at which, when an airplane turns at a given groundspeed, from the pilot’s point of view, the plane’s wingtip seems to pivot around a single fixed reference point on the ground. How is pivotal altitude calculated? Pivotal altitude is not a single constant altitude but varies based on groundspeed.

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