ground speed


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ground speed

[′grau̇nd ‚spēd]
(navigation)
Speed of an aircraft relative to the surface of the earth.

ground speed

ground speed
The horizontal component of the velocity of an aircraft relative to the ground. Ground speed is obtained by applying the effect of the prevalent wind velocity to the TAS (true air speed).
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Prior to synchronize the mobile laser pulse response with the system ground speed, the time series need to identify in very high accuracy level.
Diagram 2 indicates with using of grain loss monitor combine processing loss is controlled by operator, while suitable ground speed increases input feed rate of combine from 0.
The platform's hydraulic float system kept the cutting bar at a consistent height and that, along with the smoother feeding of the crop material, let us run at faster ground speeds.
For vehicle ground speed measurements, a microwave beam is emitted obliquely to the ground, as shown in Figure 1.
For example, adjusting the harvester's ground speed can change the sensed bending force because the bending force is a function of ground speed.
The difference is the perception due to the ground speed, and the reaction time a pilot has to make recognize his peril.
The electric transmission incorporates brake retarding and provides a 40 mph ground speed, delivering power to the ground through two independent rear axles mounted with four electric wheel motors.
If they are traveling longer distances at higher ground speed, some customers might prefer to go to severe-duty ties that can be air inflated or poly inflated.
If they are traveling longer distances at higher ground speed some customers might prefer to go to severe-duty ties that can be air inflated or poly inflated.
With a 30-inch wheelbase, a 35-inch track width, a total weight of 1270 pounds, and a ground speed (forward and reverse) of 3 mph, the unit is highly maneuverable.
Inbound to the LZ from the ship at 1,500 feet we had a 25-knot head wind, shown by comparing our airspeed and doppler ground speed indications.
The aircraft in the figure has been deliberately drawn to show that it is not the airspeed of the aircraft, but the ground speed, that determines the induced Doppler shift.