descent speed adjustments

The calculation of speed decreases to determine the accurate vertex time of arrival. These computations commence at the transition point and use arrival speed segments to the vertex.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • outer-fix time — A calculated time to depart the outer fix to cross the vertex at the actual calculated landing time (ACLT). The time reflects descent speed adjustments and any applicable delay time that must be absorbed prior to crossing the meter fix …   Aviation dictionary

  • locomotion — /loh keuh moh sheuhn/, n. the act or power of moving from place to place. [1640 50; see LOCOMOTIVE, MOTION] * * * Any of various animal movements that result in progression from one place to another. Locomotion is classified as either… …   Universalium

  • Traffic Control — ➡ law enforcement * * * Introduction       supervision of the movement of people, goods, or vehicles to ensure efficiency and safety.       Traffic is the movement of people and goods from one location to another. The movement typically occurs… …   Universalium

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

  • United Airlines Flight 232 — N1819U on its final descent, with visible damage on the horizontal stabilizer and fuselage tail cone Accident summary Date …   Wikipedia

  • United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …   Universalium

  • Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …   Universalium

  • Phoenix (spacecraft) — This article is about the Mars lander. For the Star Trek spacecraft, see Phoenix (Star Trek). For other uses, see Phoenix (disambiguation). Phoenix Mars Mission Artist s impression of the Phoenix spacecraft as it lands on Mars Operator NASA …   Wikipedia

  • Adaptation — This article is about the evolutionary process. For other uses, see Adaptation (disambiguation). Part of a series on Evolutionary Biology …   Wikipedia

  • Moon landing — For other uses, see Moon landing (disambiguation). Still frame from the video transmission of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the surface of the Moon at 02:56 UTC on 21 July 1969. An estimated 500 million people worldwide watched this event,… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.