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intentional one engine inoperative speed [1 record]

Record 1 2012-07-31


Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Piloting and Navigation

A speed above both [minimum control speed] and the stall speed, selected to provide a margin of lateral and directional control when one engine is suddenly rendered inoperative.


Intentional failing of one engine below this speed is not recommended.


VSSE: abbreviation written in capital letters or with the letters "SSE" in subscript: VSSE.


  • Pilotage et navigation aérienne

Vitesse supérieure à la fois à la vitesse minimale de contrôle [...] et à la vitesse de décrochage qui est choisie en vue de fournir une certaine marge de maîtrise latérale et longitudinale avant que ne soit coupé soudainement un moteur.


Il est déconseillé de couper intentionnellement un moteur à une vitesse inférieure.


VSSE : abréviation écrite en lettres majuscules ou avec les lettres «SSE» en indice : VSSE.


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