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What does KTAS stand for?

KTAS stands for Knots True Air Speed

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The X2 Technology demonstrator team received the award after the aircraft successfully achieved a speed of 250 knots true air speed in level flight, setting an unofficial speed record for a helicopter and accomplishing the program's ultimate speed milestone.
The six-place Citation Mustang has a top speed of 340 knots true air speed (nearly 400 miles per hour), a range of 1,150 nautical miles (1323 statute miles/2130 km - NBAA IFR Reserves) and a service ceiling of 41,000 feet (12,500m) - well-suited for getting above weather and commercial traffic for more efficient operations.