air-speed hold

An autopilot mode that permits an aircraft’s indicated speed to be maintained. In fixed wing aircraft, this mode is normally used during climb, cruise, or descent. In helicopters, this control is provided through the cyclic stick.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • indicated air-speed hold mode — In a flight control system, a control mode in which the desired indicated air speed of an aircraft is maintained automatically …   Aviation dictionary

  • Air France Flight 447 — F GZCP, the aircraft involved in the accident Accident summary Date 1 June 2009 …   Wikipedia

  • Air safety — is a term encompassing the theory, investigation and categorization of flight failures, and the prevention of such failures through regulation, education and training. It can also be applied in the context of campaigns that inform the public as… …   Wikipedia

  • Air Inter — was incorporated on November 12, 1954. It operated its first commercial flight between Paris and Strasbourg on March 16, 1958. However, it was 1960 when the airline started regular commercial services. [http://www.fotw.net/flags/fr$hfair.html Air …   Wikipedia

  • air-cushion machine — ▪ vehicle Introduction also called  ground effect machine,  or  hovercraft,         any of the machines characterized by movement in which a significant portion of the weight is supported by forces arising from air pressures developed around the… …   Universalium

  • air warfare — Military operations conducted by airplanes, helicopters, or other aircraft against aircraft or targets on the ground and in the water. Air warfare did not become important until World War I (1914–18). The British, French, German, Russian, and… …   Universalium

  • Air Training Corps — Infobox Military Unit unit name=Air Training Corps role=Volunteer Youth Organisation garrison=RAFC Cranwell garrison label=Headquarters motto= Venture Adventure current commander= Air Commodore Ian R W Stewart current commander label= Cmdt AC… …   Wikipedia

  • hold up — Synonyms and related words: adjourn, advertise, afford support, air, arrest, back, back up, backpedal, backwater, be consistent, be proof against, be the case, be true, be truthful, be unflappable, bear, bear out, bear up, bear up against, blazon …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Air show — An air show is an event at which aviators display their flying skills and the capabilities of their aircraft to spectators. Air shows without aerobatic displays, having only aircraft displayed parked on the ground, are called static air shows… …   Wikipedia

  • Speed King Auto Racer — The Speed King Auto Racer was a midget two seat roadster built by the R. E. Chambers Company of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania for use at the 1939 New York World s Fair where a 60 by 200 foot oval racetrack (the attraction was called the Midget Auto… …   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.