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airspeed

the speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it moves

airspeed

[′er‚spēd]
(aerospace engineering)
The speed of an airborne object relative to the atmosphere; in a calm atmosphere, airspeed equals ground speed.
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A traditional round-dial airspeed indicator, like the one pictured below, includes various color-coded markings to help us remember how to fly.
First is that the zero airspeed is not just from the pitot-static issues.
09 inches wide, some Cessna 172 retrofits require the installation of a new subpanel to support a slightly wider spacing between the airspeed and altimeter instruments.
However, the helicopter's airspeed reduced below 80kt and continued to reduce, unobserved by the crew.
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IF THE TUBES AREN'T CLEAN AND DRY, YOU'LL HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THE AIRSPEED INDICATOR, AND YOU WON'T KNOW YOUR AIRSPEED
Investigation by the EASA has revealed occurrences of airspeed indication discrepancies on A330/340 aeroplanes while flying at high altitude in inclement weather conditions.
Second, although their plane was equipped with an airspeed monitor that triggered an alarm to warn the crew that the plane was about to stall, the pilot seemed surprised by the alarm and responded to it in a totally counterproductive way.
The pilot said that Airbus had issued an operator's telex four days' ago reminding pilots of the "unreliable airspeed procedure".
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When a new airspeed indicator was received from supply, I headed out to the aircraft with one of my workers to install it and to perform an operational check.