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Aircraft Carrier Take-off Speed

Thu Oct 11, 2001 9:16 am

What's the aircraft's take-off speed on an Aircraft Carrier?

RE: Aircraft Carrier Take-off Speed

Thu Oct 11, 2001 7:26 pm

which one? f-14/18 su-33 mig-29k???

RE: Aircraft Carrier Take-off Speed

Fri Oct 12, 2001 5:57 am

On U.S. carriers as all aircraft in general, take-off speed depends on the weight of the aircraft. The heavier you are, the more speed you'll need to get airborne.

U.S. Carrier aircraft are usually catapulted to a flying speed of about 150 knots.

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