radius of action


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radius of action

[′rād·ē·əs əv ′ak·shən]
(engineering)
The maximum distance a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle can travel away from its base along a given course with normal load and return without refueling, but including the fuel required to perform those maneuvers made necessary by all safety and operating factors.

radius of action

The maximum distance an aircraft can fly from its base along a given track or at a given altitude with a normal load and return without refueling, allowing for all safety and operating factors, including fuel reserve for combat.
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Saab is also studying a longer-range version that would enable it to fly beyond the current 150-km radius of action.
In conjunction with the new rotorcraft s tour of the North Sea, Airbus Helicopters will announce an increase to the EC175 s maximum take-off weight, up to 7,800 kg, offering significant additional payload of 300 kg or an additional 40NM radius of action.
This may be illustrated by considering a ground attack aircraft that is designed to deliver a number of anti-radiation missiles over a specified radius of action.
It is important to realise that if an existing aircraft, such as a Lockheed Martin F-16, were to be converted to a drone by removing the pilot and ejection seat and installing a few black boxes, the improvement in radius of action would be minimal.
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