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What is the average speed of Plane in the International flight, provided, the weather vagaries are negligible??

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Asked by Siachen, 09 Oct '09 11:11 am
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In case of a commercial passenger jet you mention -- their average speed is about 500 knots or around 600 mph. It is due to the high altitude (around 35 to 45 thousand feet) - I witnessed Lufthansa airlines maintained a spped from 550 mph to 650 mph mostly ( while travelling from US to India.)
Answered by anantharaman, 09 Oct '09 11:29 am

 
  
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The cruising speed depending on the aircraft is 650 to 1000 nautical kmph...!
Answered by Dil Se, 09 Oct '09 11:14 am

 
  
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700-900 kmph
Answered by Praveen Kapur, 10 Oct '09 11:45 pm

 
  
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It is around 650 to 1000 knots per hour
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 09 Oct '09 03:41 pm

 
  
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It varies from 820 km to 900 km/hr at an altitude between 30 to 39 thousand feet above the sea level--however flow of wind ,favourable or adverse , often determines the speed of the particular flight .Again type of the aircraft is also a factor -- Concorde uesd to fly at an average speed of 13000km /hour breaking the sound barrier and it was supersonic
Answered by HARIJIBAN BANERJEE, 09 Oct '09 11:38 am

 
  
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A commercial airplane travels at a velocity of about 600 miles per hours. ... hence the average speed for the entire voyage is 444 miles per hour.............
Answered by Fame India, 09 Oct '09 11:28 am

 
  
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IT SHOULD BE AROUND 1000 TO 1200 km PERHOUR ONCE IT IS AIRBORNE AND WITHOUT FREQUENT CHANGE IN ALTITUDE FROM ATC.
Answered by AANEWS AGENCY, 11 Oct '09 07:28 am

 
  
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