flight envelope

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flight envelope

[′flīt ‚en·və‚lōp]
(aerospace engineering)
The boundary depicting, for a specific aircraft, the limits of speed, altitude, and acceleration which that aircraft cannot safely exceed.

flight envelope

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The defined conditions of air speed, altitude, g loading, sideslip, etc. the aircraft is permitted to operate within. It is a graph in which curves of the speed are plotted against altitude or other variables. It indicates the limits within which the aircraft can be operated safely.
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However, while the core elements of the road and track versions are shared, every aspect of the AMR Pro - aerodynamics, chassis, powertrain and weight - has been optimised to significantly extend the performance envelope.
eo New 19-inch wheels, upgraded Brembo brakes and revised DCCD All-Wheel Drive give WRX STI a wider performance envelope
Forall considered sensors, this activity will characterise the availability, optimise the monitoring and control efforts and associated interface definitions and characterise the performance envelope.
Together we'll push the performance envelope and extend AI to places that are currently beyond reach.
Together, we'll push the performance envelope and extend AI to places that are currently beyond reach.
Small satellites built by SFL consistently push the performance envelope and disrupt the traditional cost paradigm.
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Victrex provides expert assistance with molding their materials, thus reducing development cycle time and allowing us to further push the performance envelope," concludes Ed Beshoory, president of Rampart Products.
Within its mid-range performance envelope, the 180 Edge is composed and quiet, fairly economical, and smooth.
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These applications might include metadata caches for large data centers, as well as prediction models for financial markets, oil and gas, and weather that are constantly changing and in need of pushing the performance envelope in a constant race against time.
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