Flap-extended speed | Article about flap-extended speed by The Free Dictionary
The maximum speed permissible with wing flaps in the prescribed extended position. This is generally denoted by the symbol VFE.
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Regardless, you're always safe waiting until within the white arc, the top of which marks the maximum flap-extended speed
(V.sub.FE) while the lower end is the stall speed with all the "stuff out" (V.sub.S0)--gear down, landing flaps deployed.
We're either loafing down to MDA with a good chance of overshooting the runway, or we're so fast we exceed flap-extended speed