Civil Engineering - Airport Engineering - Discussion

Discussion :: Airport Engineering - Section 1 (Q.No.13)


Pick up the correct statement from the following:

[A]. The speed of the aircraft relative to the ground, is called cruising speed
[B]. The speed of the aircraft relative to wind, is called air speed
[C]. When wind is blowing the direction of the flight, air speed is less than cruising speed
[D]. All the above.

Answer: Option D


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Gyan said: (Jan 25, 2018)  
How option C is correct?

When wind is blowing in the direction of flight air speed is ore than crushing speed.

Lav Yadav said: (Apr 11, 2020)  
Here, above two options are right but option c is wrong.

Because. Air speed = crushing speed + wind speed along flight direction.

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