Those flight trials tested the viability of two concepts on North Atlantic operations: progressive or continuous altitude change; and corresponding changes in aircraft speed (Mach) in place of the more traditional single speed, single altitude flight profile over the Ocean.
What does VA stand for?
VA stands for Aircraft speed
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amp;#8203; Oh, and for the sceptics, it was not a chinese lantern, chinese lanterns don't travel at aircraft speeds.
The vertical component of aircraft speed, Vy , is determined by this equation: [V.
The Army doesn't measure its aircraft speed or performance on the mach-meter (mach meter equals $$$).
The aircraft speed reduced and the aircraft descended onto the grass short of the paved runway surface," the report said.
The propfan system was expected to give 40 to 70 percent better fuel efficiency over turbofan engines of the time while still providing jet-like aircraft speeds.
The aircraft speed reduced and the aircraft descended onto the grass short of the paved runway surface.