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the speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it is flying

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The applicator then enters 60 miles (97 kilometers) per hour as air speed into the model.
The graphs are for cases Dl, D2 and D3 ("Effect of air speed on crystallization"), and cases Dl, D4, and D5 ("Effect of ambient temperature on crystallization") respectively at the end of the crystallization process.
(2010) for the drying of potato slices at temperatures of 50 and 60 [degrees]C and air speed of 1.5 m [s.sup.-1].
Accident investigators said a lack of monitoring meant a reduction in air speed was not noticed by the pilots.
On one occasion a small private plane (possibly a Miles Gemini) landed and out stepped none other than Peter Twiss, then the holder of the world air speed record in the Fairey Delta 2.
To create air flow on the substrate, the test plates is located inside a wind tunnel that can provide up to 20 m/s of air speed. It is good to mention that the experimental procedure is explained in detail in the previous work of the authors [51].
Based on thermal comfort calculations using the ASHRAE Thermal Comfort Tool, it has been determined that 125 fpm (0.64 m/s) of average air speed at occupant level is required to achieve acceptable thermal comfort in this application (as per ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55-2013 (3)).
As per details, 13 to 14 feet high tidal waves are likely to hit the Karachi coast whereas the air speed is likely to go up to at least 55 nautical per mile.
In their concluding remarks the investigators said that "ineffective management of the basic flight parameters" such as air speed and rate of descent were among the main causes of the tragedy.
AN historic subsonic jet is coming to Ireland to mark 60 years since it broke the air speed record.
7 displays a comparison of air speed maps in the ice rink arena in both cases the vertical plane and the horizontal plane located near the ice sheet.
"There are two pilots in the cockpit for a reason," she said, and they are responsible for monitoring all aspects of flight, including critical variables such as air speed. The role of increasingly sophisticated electronic control systems on passenger jets - and whether they may be breeding complacency among pilots - was already the subject of fierce debate in the aviation community, and the issue is likely to gain new urgency in the wake of the Asiana crash.