maneuvering speed

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maneuvering speed (VNO)

The speed at which the flight controls can be fully deflected and no structural damage is caused to the aircraft. See maneuver envelope.
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If you encounter severe turbulence, reduce power and adjust pitch until your aircraft approaches maneuvering speed, then adjust power and fly away from the turbulence.
Prior to the Flight #587 accident, Airbus never communicated to operators any limitations on the use of the rudder below the A300's so-called design maneuvering speed (at the time of the accident, Flight #587 was well below that speed).
Cirrus successfully demonstrated in-flight deployments to FAA at stall speed, maneuvering speed and one turn into a spin.