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Tue, Dec 19, 2006

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (12.19.06): Knot

Aero-Terms!

Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms, names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.

Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also encourages readers to go beyond the FMI link, and further research any intriguing terms.

Suggestions for future Aero-Terms are ALWAYS welcome, as are additions or discussion of the explanations given for each Aero-Term.

Note: This month's Aero-Terms were sent in by ANN readers throughout the year. Thanks to everyone who suggested Aero-Terms. Keep them coming!

Knot

Nautical mile per hour -- Most common measure of aircraft speed. 100 knots equals 115 statute miles per hour. (For mph, multiply knots by 1.15.)

FMI: www.onlineconversion.com/faq_07.htm

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