Re: Birgenair 757 crash - A&C article

From:         ladkin@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE
Date:         02 Jun 96 16:23:50 
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>P_stat = static pressure
>Dynamic pressure, q, is 1/2 rho * V^2, where rho is density and V is the
>	true airspeed of the airplane.
>Ptot = q + Pstat.
>
>So the airspeed, v, is roughly proportional to
>	Ptot - Pstat.

Do you mean `sqrt(Ptot - Pstat)' ?

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