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

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