performance chart[pər′fȯr·məns ‚chärt]
A graph used in evaluating the performance of any device, for example, the performance of an electrical or electronic device, such as a graph of anode voltage versus anode current for a magnetron.
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A chart depicting the aircraft performance that can be expected under specified conditions. The charts include parameters that can be quantified, such as range, endurance, maximum and minimum speeds, takeoff and landing distances, time to altitude, ceiling, and single-engine capability. See hover ceiling as an example of a performance chart.
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