approach speed

approach speed

The recommended speed provided in aircraft manuals used by pilots when making an approach to land. This speed will vary for different segments of an approach as well as for the aircraft weight and configuration.
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The aircraft will have a balanced field length of about 6,000 ft and an approach speed at typical landing weight of 107 kts.
It features an innovative dual-speed proportional valve for pneumatic pressure control, allowing the user to program individual settings for initial part approach speed, contact pressure, weld pressure, and cooling pressure in pass code protected memory.
The indicator includes a cluster of green LEDs at the "sweet spot" for approach speed, which corresponds pretty closely to climbout speed for the Skyhawk.
The Falcon 5X is expected to have a balanced field length of about 5,250 feet/1600 meters (MTOW, ISA, SL) and an approach speed of about 105 kts at typical landing weight.
Inscribed circle radius, splitter island width and circulating roadway width are the variables of each scenario respectively, while traffic flow, approach speed and time gap are imposed as parameters for each scenario.
In the case of Asiana Flight 214, how do you let the airplane get 30 knots below the desired approach speed and just sit there waiting for the auto throttles to fix it--with four pilots on board?
However, according to Suchocki, the blue ghost plane was not programmed to show the proper approach airspeed, "If it were programmed to fly the correct approach speed it would very quickly pass the Asiana aircraft and disappear off screen.
Approximately 7 seconds before the impact, one of the crew members called for increased speed, as it fell below the 137-knot (253 km/hour) targeted approach speed, the recorders showed.
The measurement setup needs to capture the discharge current, transient fields, the arc length, and approach speed of human metal ESD (Chun druet.
Flight Control system is augmented with Leading Edge Vortex Controller (LEVCON) aiding reduction in approach speed for Carrier Landing.
The most innovative feature in my book is the adjustable head-up display that warns the driver of traffic ahead and of the approach speed of his own vehicle.
Anthony said: "Try reducing your approach speed so you minimise braking and accelerating.