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Old 3rd Nov 2018, 08:41
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A Squared
 
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Originally Posted by FullWings View Post
I find it interesting that the pilot asks for “airspeed” from ATC.
I can't see attaching a lot of significance to that. It seems pretty plausible that in a moment of stress with a lot of things going on that a pilot might not spend a lot of time thinking about whether it is airspeed or groundspeed that ATC has displayed before them.
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