In some posts we have used the abbreviation kts. This is an abbreviation for knots, or nautical miles per hour.
One nautical mile equals:
1.15 statute miles
K-State at Salina students tracked the progress of aviator Steve Fossett as he successfully piloted the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer around the world in pursuit of the Closed Circuit Distance Record. For more information go to www.salina.k-state.edu/globalflyer