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airspeed

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Air
airspeedair‧speed /ˈeəspiːd $ ˈer-/ noun [singular, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TTAthe speed at which a plane travels
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airspeedWe were showing an airspeed of 20 knots.Engine operation was normal and airspeed developed above rotation speed.We turned on a pre-arranged course and climbed at a predetermined rate of feed per minute at a certain airspeed.We stayed together, and landed on a dark, windy night with no airspeed indicator or brakes.For instance, if the airspeed is too high and begins to reduce, this is your indication to start levelling.For instance, flying level on a heading, if you are checking height there is no need to refer to the airspeed.Variable gearing changes aileron and elevator forces with airspeed Yaw damper is standard item but not flight limitation without.
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