stalling speed


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stalling speed

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Relationship between load factor and stalling speed.
The basic stalling speed is the speed below which a clean aircraft of stated weight, with the engines throttled back, can no longer maintain a straight and level flight because the wing is stalling. Factors that affect the basic stalling speed are the weight, load factor, power, and slipstream and changes in the configuration (undercarriage up/down, flaps out/in, external stores, etc.). The stalling angle of an aircraft is fixed but the stalling speed is dependent on these factors.
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Therefore, the AFH guidance to maneuver 'without indication of a stall,' is inconsistent with the suggested airspeed range of 3-5 knots above the stalling speed provided in that same handbook.
Your stalling speed could be up to 40 percent higher than normal, so you'll need to figure an approach speed even higher than that (see sidebar).
Even if the airplane is above its 1G stalling speed, it may not be above its new, loaded stalling speed.
What we might call the "VA effect," however, is that stalling speed decreases with reductions in airplane weight.
If the required turn results in a steep bank, the airplane's stalling speed increases.
so] This means a windspeed of two-tenths of the airplane's stalling speed with power off and landing gear/flaps down.
The pilot reported that airspeed was 12 to 15 knots above stalling speed and he was in a stabilized approach to touch down on the runway about 1000 feet from the approach threshold.
The flap operating envelope is bounded by these lower G-load limits as well as lower airspeeds rangingfrom stalling speed in the landing configuration ([V.
Afterward, we're treated to a discussion about accelerated stalls and how the airplane will enthusiastically stop flying at an airspeed sometimes well above its straight-ahead stalling speed.