statute mile


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statute mile

[′stach·üt ′mīl]
(mechanics)

statute mile

statute mile
A measure of land distance whose length is deter mined by law and is equal to 5280 ft, or 1.69 km.
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Zone 4: This zone was exactly one-half statute mile beyond the location where the motorist made contact with the stimulus of the law enforcement vehicle.
The average length of a flight was 416 statute miles in March 2011, compared to 376 statute miles in March 2010.
The aircraft, which seats up to 11 passengers, has a non-stop range of nearly 7,000 statute miles and a maximum cruise speed of 559 mph.
The mid-size jet is a Citation III plane based in Atlanta that offers a mini galley, private lavatory, phone, comfortable leather captain-chair seating, and a range of 2000 statute miles and flight speeds up to 520 mph.
The average length of a flight has been 239 statute miles in November 2010 compared to 227 statute miles in November 2009.
The aircraft has an eight-passenger configuration and can reach speeds up to 470mph, with a maximum range of 1,700 statute miles.
The average length of a flight has been 547 statute miles for November 2010.
According to Pinnacle Airlines, the average length of a Colgan flight was 204 statute miles for March 2008, compared to 184 statute miles for the same month last year.
The average length of a Pinnacle flight was 413 statute miles compared to 428 statute miles in December 2009.