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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Consequently, the mechanisms for allocating Kenyan airspace tend to deny users their optimum flight paths/profiles, forcing them to divert and use less economic routes/paths.
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.
Moreover, with the use of formula (5), it is possible to determine the optimum flight altitude using formula (2) (the width B of the strip covered), to set the speed V, to calculate the survey capacity W = BV, and calculate the time [t.sub.ts] = [DELTA]S/W in which the task can be accomplished.
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.
'We've done work to look at the optimum flight profile of aircraft, we then test the routes that pilots file in their flight plan, and then we've looked at the routes that pilots and aircraft then fly.
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.
While cutting hunting arrows to length after fletching, how much arrow should generally be left protruding in front of the rest to achieve optimum flight?

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