airspeed

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  • Any low-airspeed high-power environment provides an opportunity for it to occur.
  • An increase in power will not result in an immediate increase in airspeed.
  • Information displayed to passengers through the entertainment system often gives the aircraft ground speed rather than airspeed.
  • During World War II, most of the pre-war airspeed records had been broken.
  • This was the last time in history that the world airspeed record was set in an aircraft built by a private individual.
  • Shutting down an engine suddenly in-flight at lower airspeeds might turn out to become very dangerous.
  • The wings support the aircraft when airspeed is high enough.
  • The pilot must make sure that the plane's nose is low enough to keep airspeed up.
  • This established a new world duration record, but also a new distance record, weight record, and eight various airspeed records.
  • Controlling airspeed has been shown to be very difficult with engine control only, often resulting in a fast landing.
  • This means that for a given airspeed, level flight can only be maintained up to a certain given angle of bank.
  • Some light aircraft have airspeed indicators showing speed in miles per hour or kilometres per hour.
  • It shows how much load factor can be safely achieved at different airspeeds.
  • The resulting mean thrust line could thus be varied to maintain controlled flight at low airspeeds.
  • It set a world airspeed record and a transcontinental speed record across the United States.
  • Even if power is increased, the airspeed will still decrease if the pitch attitude is increased beyond a certain point.
  • The crew also attempted to fly the aircraft at an incorrect airspeed following the engine failure.
  • Otherwise, rudder must be applied sooner while the plane still has forward airspeed.
  • The next day the test was repeated in the air, a further five tests up to indicated airspeeds of were successful.
  • This channel wing managed much lift even at very low airspeeds, and allowed start and landing on very short airfields.
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Meaning of airspeed

  • noun The speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it is flying