breakaway thrust

breakaway thrust

The minimum thrust required for an aircraft to initiate movement and reach taxiing speed.
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The amount of air you move is determined by how much thrust you need to generate to start rolling, known as breakaway thrust, or to take off.
"Breakaway thrust is the amount of propulsion required to get an aircraft moving and is--generally speaking--greater than the power setting used once the aircraft is taxiing.