unstick speed

unstick speed

The speed in the takeoff run at which an aircraft becomes airborne. This is dependent on the takeoff weight.
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Toulouse said that flight trials of the first aircraft, have been truly excellent, the A380 making its first automatic landing on its 17th flight (something that does not normally happen until much further into the programme), and minimum unstick speed trials, in which a bumper protected rear fuselage is dragged along the ground, also began early, in July.