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Airspeeds

IAS - Indicated Air Speed - The airspeed read directly on the Airspeed Indicator. It is the most accurate at design cruise airspeeds and design cruise AOA. CAS - Calibrated Airspeed - IAS corrected for position error. Attitude, AOA changes can cause errors in the...

The Altimeter

Altitudes Indicated Altitude - The Altitude read on the Altimeter. The Altimeter should be set to the closest a available Altimeter Setting, or QNH. The QNH is the local Mean Sea Level pressure corrected for temperature so the altimeter will read airport elevation on...

New Website

Welcome to the new website that is being developed for the 51st VFW community. As we currently work on the site to expand it and add more content, we hope that you will excuse the spelling errors and the mess as we work through fixing everything up. If you have...

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