Vb What is it?

Pileit

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Anybody care to elaborate on Vb (Design Speed for Maximum Gust Intensity). I don't really get what it is, and hence don't know the significance of this speed.

thanks in advance
 

JBHewlett

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Question: Vb what is it?

Vb is the speed at which you should penatrate turbulence, but thats not important right now!

J.

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"The cockpit, what is it?"

"Its the little room in the front of the plane where the pilots sit, but thats not important right now."
 

Pileit

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Thanks a bunch. I've heard of turb. penetration speed before but didn't realize it was Vb. Thanks so much!
 
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