noun. ['ˈɛrˌspiːd'] the speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it is flying.
Words that Rhyme with Airspeed
Example sentences of the word airspeed
1. Verb, past participle
Takeoff in an airplane requires airspeed.
2. Noun, singular or mass
When the airspeed over the wings is high enough, the plane will lift off the ground.
This calculation is gained via the aircraft's airspeed indicator.