machmeter


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speedometer for measuring the speed of an aircraft relative to the speed of sound

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The Machmeter on the forward wall of the cabin simply went from .99 to 1.0.
I watched the Machmeter after that as if it were a heart monitor.
Although without the Machmeter I could not have guessed the moment we broke the sound barrier, slowing to subsonic speed produced in me a vague physiological sense of disappointment, as if velocity were a euphoria from which my body was only unwillingly withdrawn.
Treasures include a nose cone, seats and a machmeter, which measured the aircraft's supersonic speed.
Treasures include a nose cone, seats and a machmeter, which measured the aircraft's supersonic speed, which is expected to fetch up to pounds 5,000.