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 492 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 492 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

492 ft/s → V(kt)

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

V(kt) = 492 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 291.50203023783 kt

The final result is:

492 ft/s → 291.50203023783 kt

We conclude that 492 feet per second is equivalent to 291.50203023783 knots:

492 feet per second = 291.50203023783 knots Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.0034305078396336 × 492 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 492 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0034305078396336 knots.

Approximate result

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

492 ft/s ≅ 291.502 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero zero three times four hundred ninety-two 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)
493 feet per second 292.095 knots
494 feet per second 292.687 knots
495 feet per second 293.279 knots
496 feet per second 293.872 knots
497 feet per second 294.464 knots
498 feet per second 295.057 knots
499 feet per second 295.649 knots
500 feet per second 296.242 knots
501 feet per second 296.834 knots
502 feet per second 297.427 knots