statute mile

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Levels of Presence Involving Non-Surprise As mentioned earlier, "non-surprise" describes the scenario in which a law enforcement officer's vehicle was visible from the distance of one-half statute mile.
i) For aircraft other than helicopters: For at least 1 hour before and for 1 hour after the estimated time of arrival, the ceiling will be at least 2,000 feet above the airport elevation and the visibility will be at least 3 statute miles.
The approach was uneventful, and we broke out with the runway in sight at about one-half statute miles.
The record-breaking, nonstop, unrefueled flight covered an astounding 26,366 statute miles in just 9 days, 3 minutes and 44 seconds.
Range: 1,500 statute miles (1,300 nautical miles) Unlimited with air refueling 2,200 nautical miles
The Premier I is powered by two Williams/Rolls FJ44-2A engines and has a maximum speed of 461 nautical miles per hour (530 statute miles per hour).
They took-off at maximum distance and the RAF pilots used statute miles to compute distance to Malta while Fleet Air Arm escorts used nautical miles.
sm] = Range in statute miles h = height of radar in feet.
Circling the earth in the ionosphere, following a nearly pole-crossing orbit 602 statute miles above the surface, Polar BEAR carries three experiments, whose data will be used to help improve communications over the polar regions.
The Gulfstream 450 - the best large cabin, long range business jet in its class - has a range of almost 5,000 statute miles and has a 14-passenger configuration perfectly suited for non-stop intercontinental travels.
In a statement, US Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) said the coastal patrol boat USS Tempest (PC-2), operating in the Gulf of Oman September 6, heard the distress call of an unidentified small boat about 85 statute miles (135 kilometers) from the Tempest's position.
The blocks are situated minimum 125 statute miles offshore in water depths ranging from 2,657 ft to 10,213 ft.
With a range of 2925 statute miles and excellent short field performance, the Hawker 800XP is the ideal aircraft for Colorado's high altitude airports.
Newsom calculated that this could have led Byrd to believe that he had reached the pole when he was still as much as 78 statute miles away, or caused him to overshoot the pole by as much as 21 statute miles.
The average length of a flight was 895 statute miles as of January 2012, compared to 904 statute miles in January 2011.