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Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to knots is 0.59248380129641, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 0.59248380129641 knots:

1 ft/s = 0.59248380129641 kt

To convert 1285 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 1285 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to knots. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 0.59248380129641 kt

1285 ft/s → V(kt)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in knots:

V(kt) = 1285 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 761.34168466588 kt

The final result is:

1285 ft/s → 761.34168466588 kt

We conclude that 1285 feet per second is equivalent to 761.34168466588 knots:

1285 feet per second = 761.34168466588 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.0013134707059142 × 1285 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 1285 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0013134707059142 knots.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one thousand two hundred eighty-five feet per second is approximately seven hundred sixty-one point three four two knots:

1285 ft/s ≅ 761.342 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero zero one times one thousand two hundred eighty-five feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to knots chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from feet per second to knots

feet per second (ft/s) knots (kt)
1286 feet per second 761.934 knots
1287 feet per second 762.527 knots
1288 feet per second 763.119 knots
1289 feet per second 763.712 knots
1290 feet per second 764.304 knots
1291 feet per second 764.897 knots
1292 feet per second 765.489 knots
1293 feet per second 766.082 knots
1294 feet per second 766.674 knots
1295 feet per second 767.267 knots