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VR

VR

The rotation speed. It is at this speed that the nose should be lifted to attain the takeoff attitude. It is normally a function of aircraft weight and flap setting, but it can vary with height and temperature. It should be such that rotation at this speed will result in the aircraft becoming airborne and rapidly attaining the takeoff safety speed (V2).