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What does KIAS stand for?

KIAS stands for Knots Indicated Air Speed

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Samples in periodicals archive:

En route to the initial approach fix at 10,000 feet Mean Sea Level, while dumping gas and flying radar trail in the weather at night, the indicated airspeed on both the heads up display and electronic altitude display indicator decreased to 14 knots indicated air speed.
As I saw the 5,000-foot remaining marker go by us, I rechecked the airspeed, 107 Knots Indicated Air Speed (KIAS).