best climb speed

best climb speed (Vy)

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The speed at which the highest rate of climb is obtained and the excess power (i.e., the difference between the power available and power required) is maximum. Also called best rate-of-climb air speed.
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With the additional power, it takes effort to hold the 110-knot best climb speed because the deck angle is noticeably higher.
Even with that background, I couldn't tell you the V speeds for the Phenom 100 bizjet or the Cessna 182's best climb speed. However, any controller knows with confidence that the Embraer jet is sure as heck going to out-climb and outrun the Skylane.

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