calibrated airspeed


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calibrated airspeed

[′kal·ə‚brād·əd ′er‚spēd]
(aerospace engineering)
The airspeed as read from a differential-pressure airspeed indicator which has been corrected for instrument and installation errors; equal to true airspeed for standard sea-level conditions.
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At any altitude above density altitude of 8000 feet, a calibrated airspeed of 174 knots would yield a true airspeed greater than the 196-knot [V.
NE] of the Mooney 231 and Cessna 172P for various altitudes, expressed in calibrated airspeed.
The accident airplane's calibrated airspeed was derived from radar and winds aloft data.
With the center of gravity (CG) located at the forward limit, the published stall speed was 69 knots calibrated airspeed in level flight with flaps up.
The Cessna 172R Information Manual states the airplane would stall at the following calibrated airspeeds when flown at maximum gross weight, the most rearward center of gravity and with a 10-degree flap setting: