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ab1332 First Officer

how do u read how fast u are going in the bombardier can't find it.

please comment Confused

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CRJCapt Chief Captain

ab1332 wrote:

how do u read how fast u are going in the bombardier can't find it.

Left side of the PFD(PFD is the display screen on the left).

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Chris Morris (morris91) Chief Captain

do you know how to read knots like if i was flying at 270KNOTS whats that in M.P.H

i would like to now how to work it out

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CRJCapt Chief Captain

morris91 wrote:

do you know how to read knots like if i was flying at 270KNOTS whats that in M.P.H

i would like to now how to work it out

Here is a site with aviation calculators: Arrow http://www.csgnetwork.com/e6bcalc.html

If you want to convert manually here is the formula:
M.P.H(statute miles) =Nautical miles(Knots) X 1.150

M.P.H=270 X 1.150
M.P.H=311

Statute mile = 5280 feet.
Nautical mile = 6076.1 feet.

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Chris Morris (morris91) Chief Captain

thanks that was a great help

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Steve (SpiderWings) Captain

neat site CRFCapt... think it will be helpful to me also.

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ab1332 First Officer

thank you!

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