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Old 3rd Nov 2018, 10:53
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Originally Posted by Capn Bloggs View Post
Entirely logical! You're close to the ground (IAS vs TAS not an issue), in good radar contact (airport just behind you) and your speed indications are haywire. Why not? Use the resources available to you.
All that is true, but I think the point the poster was making was that the crew requested "airspeed" rather than "groundspeed". As I said earlier, I think that trying to find deeper meaning in this is reading the tea leaves a little too hard.
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