air distance

air distance (AD)

A distance measured relative to the mass of air through which an aircraft passes. The no-wind distance flown in a given time. It is equal to the product of true air speed (TAS) and time. Also, it considers the distance increase caused by the altitude above the earth's surface.
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It would provide a better service of shorter air distance with comparatively lesser air fare, he added.
Gliding aspects Definition 1 Height of launch (m): The point on tree from which the glide is initiated by the flying squirrel 2 Height of landing (m): The point of landing on tree at the end of glide 3 Vertical drop (m): Total height of landing tree minus the height of point of landing 4 Horizontal distance (m): Horizontally distance between the points of launching and landing 5 Air distance (m): Diagonal distance between the points of launching to landing 6 Glide ratio: Horizontal distance divided by vertical drop 7 Gliding angle ([degrees]): Angle between horizontal distance and air distance 8 Air speed (m [s.
The signal to noise ratio decreases as air distance increases, resulting in higher required optical power at the FEC limit.
Yuri and Evgeniy will start swimming from Ordu to Russian city of Sochi, an air distance of nearly 200 miles (320 kilometers).
If we measure 2,000 cubits by air distance on the map, measuring along ground that has a slope of 16.
The first geographic variable is the minimum air distance a country is from the core markets of Rotterdam, New York, or Tokyo.
Two other items of note are that air distance from major trading centers is statistically significant and the coefficient on the percentage of population within 100 km of the coast now has the correct sign.
It is located directly down slope, less than a mile air distance from where the early fire was burning.
11 Number of countries 100 73 (a) The minimum air distance in thousands of kilometers from a country to any one of the following major markets: New York, Tokyo, or Amsterdam.
FHurst, Inter national law dictates feet be used in aviation heights and altitudes (flight levels are in feet) and in sea depths and that sea and air distances be in nautical miles with speed in nautical miles per hour (knots).
This vast array of initiatives to reduce environmental impact ranges from tracking product air distances and reducing waste from packaging, to building "ecostores" that can recycle rainwater.