- indicated airspeed
- See airspeed.
Military dictionary. 2000.
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Indicated airspeed — (IAS) is the airspeed read directly from the airspeed indicator on an aircraft, driven by the pitot static system. IAS is directly related to calibrated airspeed (CAS), but includes instrument errors and position error.An aircraft s indicated… … Wikipedia
indicated airspeed — noun : the airspeed of an airplane as indicated on an airspeed indicator : the airspeed in an atmosphere of standard sea level density that would give rise to a dynamic pressure equal to that encountered … Useful english dictionary
indicated airspeed — /ˌɪndəkeɪtəd ˈɛəspid/ (say .induhkaytuhd airspeed) noun the reading of an airspeed indicator which, at high altitudes, will be lower than the true airspeed owing to the lower air density … Australian English dictionary
Airspeed — is the speed of an aircraft relative to the air. There are several different measures of airspeed: indicated airspeed, calibrated airspeed, equivalent airspeed and true airspeed.It is measured within the flying aircraft with an airspeed indicator … Wikipedia
Airspeed (disambiguation) — Airspeed is the speed of an aircraft relative to the air.Airspeed may also refer to:*Airspeed (film), a movie *Airspeed Aviation, a small regional airline based in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. *Airspeed indicator, a flight instrument… … Wikipedia
Airspeed indicator — The airspeed indicator or airspeed gauge is an instrument used in an aircraft to display the craft s airspeed, typically in knots, to the pilot. Markings Light aircraft Airspeed indicator markings use a set of standardized colored bands and lines … Wikipedia
airspeed — The speed of an aircraft relative to its surrounding air mass. The unqualified term “airspeed” can mean any one of the following. a. calibrated airspeed Indicated airspeed corrected for instrument installation error. b. equivalent airspeed… … Military dictionary
airspeed indicator — Aeron. a flight instrument showing the airspeed of an aircraft. Abbr.: ASI * * * ▪ instrument instrument that measures the speed of an aircraft relative to the surrounding air, using the differential between the pressure of still air… … Universalium
airspeed indicator — An instrument which displays the indicated airspeed of the aircraft derived from inputs of pitot and static pressures … Military dictionary
indicated air speed — The uncorrected reading of the air speed indicator. It is calibrated to reflect standard atmospheric adiabatic compressible flow at sea level uncorrected for air speed system errors. It is equal to 1/2 ρV2 , where ρ is density and V is true air… … Aviation dictionary