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Old 10th Apr 2015, 22:22
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Gertrude the Wombat
 
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So in for your original question "how far will I go at 98 kts in 2 1/2 mins" I would do the quick mental calculation as follows.
I'm still trying to work out the real world case for wanting to do such a sum.

I can see it the other way around - "at 98 knots how long will it take to go four miles" is part of answering the "report your estimate for the beacon" question.
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