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In Physics

What does it mean when the airspeed indicator reads zero while in flight?

It means that for some reason ram-air is not being allowed into the pitot tube, or the static air system has become clogged in some other way.   Most commonly this is cause (MORE)

How do you read an airspeed indicator?

The airspeed indicator seems like a straightforward enough instrument at first glance. Theres only one needle, and it points to numbers on the gauge, and that's how fast youre (MORE)

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What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?

It depends on whether you are talking about an African or European  swallow.    The airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow is roughly 11 meters  per second, or 24 mi (MORE)

What is Max airspeed in Class C and D airspace?

Sec. 91.117 - Aircraft speed. (a) Unless otherwise authorized by the Administrator, no person may operate an aircraft below 10,000 feet MSL at an indicated airspeed of more th (MORE)

The main purposes of an airspeed indicator in an aircraft?

The primary purpose of an airspeed indicator in an aircraft is to give the pilot some sense of how fast the aircraft is moving. A pitot tube, which is a forward pointing hollo (MORE)

What is equivalent airspeed?

Equivalent airspeed is speed at sea level in which the  incompressible dynamic pressure can be produces as if it were at  true airspeed. Equivalent airspeed is used to predi (MORE)
In Birds

What is the average airspeed of a swallow?

Ah, a wonderful question, no doubt from monti python ik den holi grale. Put simply, if it is a european swallow it will be 7,299 km per sq foot. If it is an african swallow it (MORE)
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Who makes airspeed shoes?

The AirSpeed brand is owned by 'In California Inc.' In California Inc. is a California C corporation. AirSpeed shoes are manufactured primarily in Asia, at various factories, (MORE)