Re: Air Speed

Date:         17 Sep 97 02:49:18 
From:         Phil Wood <>
Organization: NetGate Communications
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Ruth or Doug Blue wrote:
> Several of us (non pilots) have been told that a large passenger jet
> should not descend below about 10,000 feet at more than about 250 knots
> air speed

No reason an airplane couldn't do it except for breaking the law,
specifically FAR 91.117(a)

"§ 91.117 Aircraft speed.
   (a) Unless otherwise authorized by the Administrator, no person may
operate an aircraft below 10,000 feet MSL at an indicated airspeed of
more than 250 knots (288 mph)."

     Phil Wood                        
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