endurance speed

endurance speed

The nautical miles per hour a ship will travel through the water under average conditions of hull, sea in temperate weather, and wartime readiness. Endurance speeds in each case will correspond with specific engine speeds.
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Not once did I look behind me, since every unnecessary movement in swimming detracts so much from one's endurance speed.
Middlesbrough's Newton won the Stan Robson Trophy road race at Stokesley before winning the Lincoln Grand Prix earlier this month and the Oldham-based 36-year-old showed all of the endurance speed that has led him to three Olympic medals once again as he claimed victory in 1hr 50min 16sec.
After shutdown, the pilots descended to a lower altitude and slowed to best endurance speed to establish a wind milling RPM of 25 percent or less.