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ground speed

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

(ˈɡraʊndˌspiːd)
n
(Automotive Engineering) the speed of an aircraft relative to the ground. Compare airspeed
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ground′speed`

or ground′ speed`,



n.
the speed of an aircraft with reference to the ground. Compare airspeed.
[1915–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.groundspeed - the speed of an aircraft relative to the ground
speed, velocity - distance travelled per unit time
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Translations

groundspeed

[ˈgraʊndˌspiːd] N (Aer) → velocidad f respecto a la tierra
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When he did, he learned that the correct pivotal altitude for a given groundspeed allows a banked line of sight from the cockpit directly parallel to the lateral axis of the aircraft to the pylon, a stationary object on the ground.
I could see the Bonanza's groundspeed on ADS-B, and even with his descent I was gaining on him.
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Technology company Groundspeed Analytics Inc revealed on Thursday that it has appointed a new chief sales officer, chief technology officer and director of data engineering.
When paired with select VHF NAV/COMMs or GPS navigators, the G5 can be considered primary for displaying magnetic heading, VOR/LOC guidance and/or GPS course guidance, as well as distance and groundspeed. The installation of dual G5 electronic flight instruments can also eliminate the dependency on a failure-prone vacuum system in aircraft for attitude and heading information.
Boasting a 3.5-inch sunlight readable liquid crystal display (LCD) with built-in GPS, G5 displays attitude, ground track, altitude, airspeed, groundspeed, vertical speed, slip/skid, course (lateral) deviation, vertical deviation and incorporates a dedicated HSI page.
The researchers found that the flies accelerated when the wind was pushing them from behind and decelerated when flying into a headwind and eventually recovered to maintain their original groundspeed.
We set up the helicopter for a long, shallow straight-in approach and touched down on the runway at just under 30 knots groundspeed. Other than some sparks flying from the skid shoes during the slide, the landing was uneventful.
"The slow groundspeed makes attacking very difficult so that's what we mean by a real leveller between two teams.
There is also speculation that a sudden gust of wind could have increased the groundspeed of the plane on touch down or increased its airspeed while coming in to land.
There is also speculation that a sudden gust of wind could have increased the groundspeed of the plane on touchdown or increased its airspeed while coming in to land.