cruising speed


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cruising speed

A speed in level flight that results from a power setting recommended by the manufacturer for cruising under a given set of conditions. Cruising speed at a given power setting varies with altitude, aircraft weight, and the direction of the wind. Selection of the power setting is determined by the purpose (i.e., for maximum range, optimum operating efficiency, and so on).
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Passengers currently onboard the vessel said they noticed that ship has been facing an issue with its cruising speed.
The first time I rode him in the Solario last year it was very fast ground and there were only four runners but his cruising speed and the way he quickened struck me straight away and I knew he was going to be very special.
ISIE President asserted that he had found amongst the President of the Republic every encouragement, saying efforts will be exerted to overcome obstacles preventing the ISIE from starting work and reaching its cruising speed.
An 850 hp engine version of the turboprop business aircraft TBM 700, known for its reliability, the TBM 850 combines the cruising speed and flying times typical of light jets with operating costs, low environmental signature, range and excellent payload of turboprop aircraft, a statement said.
He's got a good cruising speed and turn of foot, but it's his heart that sets him apart.
The 44,000-dwt ship has a length of 176 metres, a width of 32.2 metres and a cruising speed of 15 knots.
In the February 2010 IFR "What is Minimum Fuel?", The author states, "As an instrument pilot on an IFR flight plan, you're mandated by FAR 91.167 to take off with enough fuel to fly to your destination, fly to an alternate airport, and then fly for an additional 45 minutes at cruising speed."
Once the road ahead is clear, ACC automatically accelerates the CT 200h to its original cruising speed.
It will I surge 200 to 400 rpm from cruising speed, then drop below the speed I was at.
By now our boat is at cruising speed, but I think we could put it all the way to flank speed and the gulls would still flank us.
After reaching the cruise altitude and disconnecting the batteries, the pilot flew straight and level at a cruising speed of 62 miles-per-hour for approximately 20 minutes on power solely generated by the fuel cells.
Acceleration time is 8.7 seconds 0 to 60mphandit can kick from30mph to cruising speed in less than seven seconds in fourth gear on its way to a reported top speed of 140mph.