air position


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air position

[′er pə′zish·ən]
(navigation)
The theoretical position of an aircraft or missile at a given moment, assuming it to have been unaffected in flight by wind. Also known as no-wind position.

air position

air position
Air positions for respective times.
The calculated position of an aircraft assuming no wind effect. It is indicated by the symbol “+” on the chart. The time of air position is indicated alongside +. The air position can be compared with the ground position to show the actual effect of the wind. This factor can be taken into account in further calculations. The air position is found by plotting on a chart the true courses and air miles flown. An air position indicator can also be used to show air position.
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Unexpectedly, in December 2011, Germany chose to cease filling the IJC DCOS AIR position.
However, in this case, the mixing-box dampers are set at the minimum outdoor air position.
From Figure 2, a transition from State 2 to State 3 occurs after the damper control signal has been saturated in the 100% outdoor air position for a period of time equal to the state transition delay.
where steady-state conditions are assumed for the control volume because the dampers are maintained in the minimum outdoor air position.
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7] is evaluated at 30-minute intervals in State 3; however, because a transition from State 4 to State 3 requires the mixing-box dampers to stroke from the minimum to the 100% outdoor air position, which may take a minute or more, [R.
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The closure of these operations will result in the reduction of approximately 1,900 ABX Air positions, including about 1,000 positions in Wilmington, Ohio.
He previously held executive and on air positions with NBC, ABC and CBS radio and television.