true airspeed

noun
: the velocity of an airplane in its flight path relative to the air through which it is moving

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • True airspeed — (TAS) is the speed of an aircraft relative to the airmass in which it flies, i.e. the magnitude of the vector difference of the velocity of the aircraft and the velocity of the air. Under zero wind conditions and in horizontal flight, this is… …   Wikipedia

  • True Airspeed — True Airspeed, kurz TAS, englisch für „wahre Luftgeschwindigkeit“, bezeichnet die fehlerbereinigte Geschwindigkeit eines Flugzeuges gegenüber seiner umgebenden Luftmasse. TAS dient der Flugplanung, nicht der aerodynamischen Steuerung. Aus dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • true airspeed indicator — tikrojo skrydžio greičio rodytuvas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Prietaisas, kuris rodo orlaivio greitį ore. atitikmenys: angl. true airspeed indicator pranc. indicateur de vitesse propre …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • true airspeed indicator — An instrument which displays the speed of the aircraft relative to the ambient air …   Military 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

  • True air speed — Die True Airspeed (TAS) ist die wahre Geschwindigkeit eines Flugzeuges gegenüber der umgebenden Luft. Durch ein Staurohr am vorderen Flugzeugrumpf (bei Kleinflugzeugen meist unter der Flügelvorderkante) wird am Fahrtmesser (engl. Airspeed… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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