ground speed


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ground speed

also ground·speed (ground′spēd′)
n.
The speed of an aircraft relative to the ground.

ground speed

The horizontal component of the speed of an aircraft relative to the Earth's surface. Also called GS.
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6 miles per hour, but in order to be officially recognized by the Guinness World Records for the fastest ground speed achieved by a battery-powered remote-controlledquadcopter, the DRL Racer X had to fly back and forth across a 328-foot long course, with the top speeds of both runs averaged together.
A report by the Air Accident Investigation Branch revealed that the nose wheels and tyres were damaged after the "aircraft left the paved surface of the taxiway and came to rest on grass beside it, having turned to vacate the runway at approximately 20 kt ground speed.
The research discussed an extraction mathematical model for identifying the best system ground speed to be conducted during the mobile laser scanning missions for any kind of polyethylene pipelines/cables.
The C-130 is equipped with a modular aerial spray system, and the aircraft's crew is extensively trained to conduct this mission while flying at approximately 100 feet above the surface at a ground speed of more than 337 feet per second.
The model also has Honda's revolutionary thumb or palm-operated SMART Drive to give you fingertip control of ground speed.
The aircraft had landed at a ground speed of 230kt at Hong Kong International Airport on 13 April after flying from Surabaya.
Before adjusting combine assessment for area crops, ground speed decrease in combine movement must not be taken as an easy solution.
The ported hydro on the rear half provides the hydraulics for steering, and I reversed the swash plate in the front hydro to allow the ground speed ratios to match.
The 982-mile flight was made in a Cirrus SR22 aircraft with an average ground speed of over 150 knots - 172 mph.
The Trackless Boom Flail provides better visibility, quick removal to install other attachments, hydrostatic control of ground speed to allow the operator to react more quickly when approaching an obstruction, and compact size of the MT V and boom flail interferes with passing traffic less than larger agricultural-type tractor/mower combinations.