utilization rate

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utilization rate

[‚yüd·əl·ə′zā·shən ‚rāt]
(aerospace engineering)
The amount of flying time produced in a specific period expressed in hours per period per aircraft. Also known as flying hour rate.

utilization rate

i. As it pertains to combat aircraft, it means the average number of sorties, hours flown, or hours to be flown per aircraft per day or month. More commonly, it is the average number of hours per aircraft per month. Also known as a flying hour rate.
ii. The number of hours per day or year a commercial, trainer, or transport aircraft is used.
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Breaking the capacity utilization rate down by categories: the rate for the manufacture of investment goods fell 1.
The table below shows capacity utilization rates on annual basis since 2007.
These results suggest that current price changes are the best indicators of future price changes, and that the forecasting information contained in the current period's capacity utilization rate is smaller in magnitude than the informational content of past price changes.
Strong market has driven up capacity utilization rate at chipmakers including Epistar Inc.
When compared with April 2010 figures, capacity utilization rate increased in durable consumer goods, investment goods and intermediate goods, and it decreased in non-durable consumer goods, consumer goods and also in food and beverages in April 2011.
When compared with March 2010, capacity utilization rate increased in all main industry groupings --which includes durable and non-durable consumer goods, consumer goods, intermediate goods, investment goods-- except for food and beverages in March 2011.
Policymakers must monitor developments on an ongoing basis to gauge when economic potential actually is beginning to become strained--irrespective of where current unemployment rates or capacity utilization rates may lie.
6 percent, the overall capacity utilization rate (RPK/ASK) remained approximately at the level of the previous year (-0.
He estimated that the companys capacity utilization rate would reach 100% in the third quarter this year, up from the current level of 60-70%.
ANKARA, Feb 21, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkey's capacity utilization rate in manufacturing industry rose 5.