optimum flight

optimum flight

[′äp·tə·məm ′flīt]
(aerospace engineering)
An aircraft flight so planned and navigated that it is completed under the optimum conditions of minimum time and minimum exposure to dangerous flying weather.
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The Autothrottle controls towards the optimum flight patterns and reduces the pilot's workload.
Chief executive of the charity Angela Hughes said: "The site at Llanelli Gate offers optimum flight time coverage across the South, as well as favourable weather patterns to ensure crews can take off with reduced risk of fog.
Speaking about the technical preparations that are underway, Piccard and Borschberg said twenty specialists are in place to anticipate every possible scenario and transmit information enabling the pilots to follow the optimum flight plan and complete his mission successfully.
Thanks to our IT solutions for optimum flight planning we will make a significant contribution toward optimizing the efficiency of Aegean Airlines flight operations.
Determining the optimum flight pitch is almost exclusively a matter of experience and/or testing because of the complex interrelationship of many of the polymer solid parameters.
This function enables airspace users to apply optimum flight trajectories in this situation if required.
By changing the design and operation of airspace and raising awareness with airlines of how to achieve optimum flight efficiency, the aviation industry can make significant improvements in environmental performance, a statement said.
Speaking to Jane's during September's Aviation and Environment Summit in Geneva, he said: 'We've done work to look at the optimum flight profile of aircraft.
In an in-flight emergency, ACG enables an air vehicle to autonomously determine the optimum flight path to divert to an alternative airfield while avoiding predetermined no-fly zones.
My bingo fuel figures were calculated using an optimum flight profile, but in all the excitement, I failed to consider the ramifications of the OXY LOW condition.
Working with XCOR engineers to define best practices, safe processes, optimum flight profiles and open interface standards will be a key trigger that opens up this projected billion-dollar marketplace, encourages our youth to pursue science and technology careers, and creates numerous high-tech jobs across the United States.

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