limit speed

limit speed

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The maximum permissible indicated air speed for a given configuration. If this speed is exceeded, it may result in aerodynamic departure, structural failure, compressibility problems for non-supersonic aircraft, loss of directional stability at high Mach numbers, or aerodynamic heating problems. Also called a redline speed. The symbol for limit speed is VL.
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This is just one more reason to be sure that your airspeed indication is accurate and not to lower the flaps at or near their limit speed.
He also said a GPS unit was not an appropriate instrument to limit speed because it was primarily a location-tracking device.
It has spare programmable keys that limit speed, volume and tinkering for valets and sons, remote start with climate control and even rear seatbelts with built-in airbags.
Councillor Brian Stephens, Durham County Council's Cabinet member for neighbourhoods and local partnerships, said: "Although road casualty numbers continue to fall in County Durham, new national guidance gives us the opportunity to introduce measures to limit speed in builtup areas.
The use of repetitive wasteful forces can limit speed and performance and may contribute to the development of upper limb injuries such as rotator cuff strain.
The skip firing concept dates back to the late 1800s, when engine load control on farm tractors was managed by a governor that cut of cylinders to limit speed.
Aspera advances the transfer of large files where traditional network protocols limit speed and reliability.
Payouts will depend on liabilities, whether the accident was the fault of the driver or whether there is a case for corporate negligence on the basis the train should have had fail-safe mechanisms in place to limit speed.
Most of the teacher candidates could not make the interpretation that the speed of light was the limit speed and no other object could reach that speed.
Webber, Hamilton (right) and Jenson Button led drivers' discontent over the new formula, which has turned Grands Prix from outright sprints to strategy games where they have to limit speed to make the tyres last long enough.
The move is being implemented in conjunction with the Emirates Authority for Standardisation to limit speed and increase passenger safety on roads.
2TSi MyKey system: Allows parents to limit speed and the audio volume