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density altitude

An atmospheric density expressed in terms of the altitude which corresponds with that density in the standard atmosphere.
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The approach and landing phase should be conducted in accordance with whatever specific procedure is being practiced: normal, engine-out, short/soft-field, high density altitude.
The factors considered are very detailed and include show and maneuver currency, which part of the show season the team is currently in, urban versus rural versus overwater sites, density altitude for aircraft performance, and weather.
The new EFI engine operates with greater fuel efficiency and allows for higher density altitude operation.
An AOA system's output will help pilots maintain aircraft control "regardless of weight, airspeed, bank angle, density altitude, configuration, or center of gravity," Oord said.
It was the middle of the summer: hot and humid, with high density altitude (DA).
With its round slide rule and bidirectional bezel, pilots to calculate fuel burn, flight time, ground speed, density altitude, wind correction and conversion of units.
In that test the helicopter successfully operated at 6,000 feet and 95-degree density altitude.
Srinivasan knew well the challenges they were about to face, but upholding the unit tradition they decided to take on the mission and operated their machines to the fringes of their limits as the mission involved flying into unknown territory and landing at a density altitude of approximately 23000 ft over an inhospitable glacier.
With temperatures topping 100 degrees, the Kizashi was running at a density altitude on the flats of 6,303 feet.
The Kestrel 4000 NV measures every major environmental condition: barometric pressure, altitude, density altitude, temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind chill, dewpoint, wet bulb temperature and heat stress.