true airspeed


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true airspeed

[′trü ′er‚spēd]
(aerospace engineering)
The actual speed of an aircraft relative to the air through which it flies, that is, the calibrated airspeed corrected for temperature, density, or compressibility.
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A second reason is that true airspeed increases with altitude, two percent for each thousand feet.
Indicated airspeed, true airspeed, and rate of descent were all pumped into a spreadsheet.
LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology using lasers to measure air data parameters such as true airspeed, angle of attack and outside air temperature.
Flight distance was determined by integrating true airspeed between takeoff and landing
The jet is expected to fly 420 knots true airspeed at maximum cruise at FL300, with a maximum cruise altitude of FL430, according to a spec sheet provided by the company.
82 Mach, and 350 knots indicated airspeed, which equates to a true airspeed of 550 mph at 25,000 ft.
Later, as we watched the pass on the PLAT recording, we saw the true airspeed go from 150 to 170 knots as the ailerons visibly faired.
5 kilograms), a maximum cruise speed of 490 knots true airspeed (907.
S] contours on the altitude versus true airspeed and Mach number plots were turned upside down for both aircrafts.
Indeed, in the altitude range where birds are commonly a factor, up to 10,000ft, speeds are often restricted by regulation to 250 knots indicated airspeed, which would mean up to 300 knots true airspeed, depending on the ambient temperature.
This gives a true airspeed that is going to be faster than the true airspeed experienced down at sea level.