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minimum control speed [2 records]

Record 1 2012-07-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Piloting and Navigation
DEF

The minimum flight speed at which it is possible to retain control of the aeroplane and maintain straight flight, through the use of maximum rudder deflection and not more than 5 degrees of bank, following sudden failure of the critical engine.

OBS

VMC: abbreviation written in capital letters or with the letters "MC" in subscript: VMC.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pilotage et navigation aérienne
DEF

Vitesse minimale nécessaire, suite à une panne soudaine du moteur critique, pour conserver la maîtrise de l'avion et le maintenir en vol rectiligne en braquant le gouvernail de direction au maximum et sans que l'inclinaison latérale dépasse 5°.

OBS

VMC : abréviation écrite en lettres majuscules ou avec les lettres «MC» en indice : VMC.

Spanish

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Record 2 2001-02-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Piloting and Navigation
OBS

VMCA: VMCA.

OBS

minimum control speed in the air; VMCA: term and symbol officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pilotage et navigation aérienne
OBS

VMCA : VMCA.

OBS

vitesse minimale de contrôle en air libre; VMCA : terme et symbole uniformisés par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).

OBS

vitesse minimale de contrôle; vitesse minimale de contrôle en vol; VMCA : termes et symbole uniformisés par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Opérations aériennes.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Pilotaje y navegación aérea
OBS

VMCA: VMCA.

OBS

velocidad mínima con dominio del avión en vuelo; VMCA: término y símbolo aceptados oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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