Re: Converting speeds

Date:         24 Jan 98 02:53:22 
From:         "Zarir D. Pastakia" <>
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Marc Schaeffer wrote:
> I'm looking for the formula to convert speed from Mach to mph.

The general formula is M = V/ a

Where V = Velocity of the aircraft
      a = Local velocity of the speed of sound @ that altitude or

       M = Mach number

So V = M * a

Keep all the units consistent and you'll have your answer.

	1 m/s = 3.6 kph
	1 mph = 1.6 kph

Good luck!!