# Aircraft Vspeeds Flashcards

1
Q

POH

A

Pilot Operating Handbook

2
Q

AFM

A

Airplane Flight Manual

3
Q

Docs required onboard aircraft

A

AROW

Airworthiness Certificate

Registration

Operations Manual

Weight and Balance

4
Q

A

Airworthiness Directives

5
Q

AVGAS

A

Aviation Gasoline

6
Q

Fuel Weight

A

Fuel weighs 6 lbs/gal

7
Q

Datum

A

Arbitrary point established by aircraft designers for moment calculations.

8
Q

Arm

A

Distance from datum point of the weight factor.

9
Q

Moment

A

Arm * weight

10
Q

ASI

A

Airspeed Indicator

11
Q

TAS

A

True Airspeed

The speed of the aircraft in relation to the air mass in which it is flying.

12
Q

IAS

A

Indicated Airspeed

Uncorrected as indicated by ASI.

13
Q

CAS

A

Calibrated Airspeed

ASI corrected for instrument errors.

14
Q

EAS

A

Equivalent Airspeed

ASI corrected for adiabatic compressible flow for the particular altitude.

Side effect of pitot tube errors in non-standard atmospheric pressures.

15
Q

VS<span>0</span>

A

Stall speed in landing configuration (flaps down.)

16
Q

VS1

A

Stall speed with flaps up.

17
Q

VY

A

Speed for maximum altitude per unit of time.

Best rate-of-climb.

18
Q

VX

A

Speed for maximum altitude per unit of distance.

Best angle-of-climb.

19
Q

VLE

A

Max speed with landing gear extended.

20
Q

VL0

A

Max speed to lower landing gear.

21
Q

VFE

A

Max speed with flaps extended.

22
Q

VA

A

The calibrated design maneuvering speed.

Max speed for full Application of flight controls.

23
Q

VN0

A

Max Cruising speed.

24
Q

VNE

A

Never exceed speed.

May cause structural damage.

25
Q

OAT

A

Outside Air Temperature.

26
Q

PA

A

Pressure Altitude.

Set the altimeter to the current barometric pressure and read the pressure altitude.

27
Q

Density Altitude

A

Pressure altitude corrected for non-standard temperatures and altitudes.

Need charts or conversion calculator.

28
Q

VS

A

Stall speed.