Subsonic aircraft

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Term subsonic aircraft
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aircraft

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Definition

an aircraft incapable of sustaining level flight at speeds exceeding a Mach number of 1 (i.e. the speed of sound)

Definition Source

ICAO (2004), doc. 9626, Manual on the Regulation of International Air Transport

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