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# uiaeroairspeed

Create airspeed indicator component

## Syntax

``airspeed = uiaeroairspeed``
``airspeed = uiaeroairspeed(parent)``
``airspeed = uiaeroairspeed( ___ ,Name,Value)``

## Description

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````airspeed = uiaeroairspeed` creates an airspeed indicator in a new figure. MATLAB® calls the `uifigure` function to create the figure.The airspeed indicator displays measurements for aircraft airspeed in knots.By default, minor ticks represent 10-knot increments and major ticks represent 40-knot increments. The parameters Minimum and Maximum determine the minimum and maximum values on the gauge. The number and distribution of ticks is fixed, which means that the first and last tick display the minimum and maximum values. The ticks in between distribute evenly between the minimum and maximum values. For major ticks, the distribution of ticks is (Maximum-Minimum)/9. For minor ticks, the distribution of ticks is (Maximum-Minimum)/36.The airspeed indicator has scale color bars that allow for overlapping for the first bar, displayed at a different radius. This different radius lets the gauge represent VFE (maximum speed with flap extended) and VSO (stall speed with flap extended) accurately for aircraft airspeed and stall speed. If the value of the input is under Minimum, the needle displays 5 degrees under the Minimum value. If the value exceeds the Maximum value, the needle displays 5 degrees over the maximum tick. NoteUse this function only with figures created using the `uifigure` function. Apps created using GUIDE or the `figure` function do not support flight instrument components. ```

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````airspeed = uiaeroairspeed(parent)` specifies the object in which to create the airspeed indicator.```
````airspeed = uiaeroairspeed( ___ ,Name,Value)` specifies airspeed indicator properties using one or more `Name,Value` pair arguments. Use this option with any of the input argument combinations in the previous syntaxes.```

## Examples

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Create an airspeed indicator component named `airspeed`. By default, the function creates a `uifigure` object for the indicator object.

`airspeed = uiaeroairspeed`
```airspeed = AirspeedIndicator (0) with properties: Airspeed: 0 ScaleColors: [4×3 double] ScaleColorLimits: [4×2 double] Limits: [40 400] Position: [100 100 120 120] Show all properties```

Create a figure window to contain the airspeed indicator component, then create an airspeed indicator component named `airspeed`.

```f = uifigure; airspeed = uiaeroairspeed(f)```
```airspeed = AirspeedIndicator (0) with properties: Airspeed: 0 ScaleColors: [4×3 double] ScaleColorLimits: [4×2 double] Limits: [40 400] Position: [100 100 120 120] Show all properties```

## Input Arguments

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Parent container, specified as a `Figure` object created using the `uifigure` function, or one of its child containers: `Tab`, `Panel`, `ButtonGroup`, or `GridLayout`. If you do not specify a parent container, MATLAB calls the `uifigure` function to create a new `Figure` object that serves as the parent container.

### Name-Value Arguments

Specify optional comma-separated pairs of `Name,Value` arguments. `Name` is the argument name and `Value` is the corresponding value. `Name` must appear inside quotes. You can specify several name and value pair arguments in any order as `Name1,Value1,...,NameN,ValueN`.

For a full list of airspeed indicator properties and descriptions for each type, see AirspeedIndicator Properties.

## Output Arguments

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Airspeed indicator component, returned as an object.

## See Also

Introduced in R2018b

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