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Snootles
11-01-2004, 09:08 PM
It's the first thing I noticed when I started flying PF- why do the early Japanese speedometers still incorrectly show kilometers per hour instead of knots? A speedometer that stops counting IAS at 300 kph is pretty useless.

Snootles
11-01-2004, 09:08 PM
It's the first thing I noticed when I started flying PF- why do the early Japanese speedometers still incorrectly show kilometers per hour instead of knots? A speedometer that stops counting IAS at 300 kph is pretty useless.

Snootles
11-02-2004, 06:42 PM
Bump. If anyone knows more about this, do tell me. And if the Japanese really did use speedometers that went to 300 kph and Microsoft has it all wrong, tell me that too, and I will apologize for my harping and congratulate 1C on getting the details right.

Just someone say something!

TX-WarHawk
11-02-2004, 06:46 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Snootles:

Just someone say something! <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Something.

Fliger747
11-02-2004, 11:30 PM
Well snoots, the F4U IAS is in mph, (knot, knotz) though it's a bit smallish to read.

Hey the Zeke is an 'angles' plane anyway, best below 300kph anyway!