- The air speed for the steepest angle of climb in a takeoff configuration. Its value is less than the best rate of climb speed, and it is obtained by actual flight tests. It is usually about 1.1 to 1.2 times the basic stalling speed. It should be noted that, since most airplanes climb best with the gear and flaps up, Vx , or the best angle of climb speed, is a clean configuration air speed and is not the speed used to climb over an obstacle during the takeoff climb. The same as the obstruction-clearance speed.
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
obstruction-clearance speed — The air speed for the steepest angle of climb in a takeoff configuration. Its value is less than the best rate of climb speed, and it is obtained by actual flight tests. It is usually about 1.1 to 1.2 times the basic stalling speed. Also called… … Aviation dictionary
best angle-of-climb speed — The air speed at which an aircraft will gain the greatest amount of altitude for a given distance. It is less than the best rate of climb speed, and its usual value is about 1.2 times the basic stalling speed. The climb is usually carried out at… … Aviation dictionary
Abkürzungen/Luftfahrt/L–R — Dies ist der vierte Teil der Liste Abkürzungen/Luftfahrt. Liste der Abkürzungen Teil 1 A A Teil 2 B–D B; C; D Teil 3 E–K … Deutsch Wikipedia
Anexo:Abreviaturas aeronáuticas y aeroespaciales — Un glosario de abreviaturas usadas en relación a la aeronáutica y la astronáutica, en orden alfabético. Contenido A B C D E F G H I J K L M N Ñ O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A … Wikipedia Español
Abkürzungen/Luftfahrt/B–D — Dies ist der zweite Teil der Liste Abkürzungen/Luftfahrt. Liste der Abkürzungen Teil 1 A A Teil 2 B–D B (BA, BB, BC, BD, BE, BF, BG, BH, BI, BJ, BK, BL … Deutsch Wikipedia
Frogman — This article is about a type of military diver. For other uses, see Frogman (disambiguation). A French frogman with bag on chest rebreather with 2 breathing tubes (model Oxygers , 1957) … Wikipedia
Canadian pipe mine — The Canadian pipe mine, also known as the McNaughton tube, was a type of landmine deployed in Britain during the invasion crisis of 1940 1941. It comprised a horizontally bored pipe packed with explosives, and once in place this could be used to… … Wikipedia
Instrument flight rules — (IFR) are a set of regulations and procedures for flying aircraft whereby navigation and obstacle clearance is maintained with reference to aircraft instruments only , while separation from other aircraft is provided by Air Traffic Control. In… … Wikipedia
Instrument approach — Terminal procedures for an ILS approach in the United States. (The disclaimers shown in red in the illustration do not appear on the original approach plate.) For aircraft operating under instrument flight rules (IFR), an instrument approach or… … Wikipedia
visual-maneuvering (circling) area — The area in which the obstacle clearance should be taken into consideration for aircraft carrying out a circling approach (ICAO). It is the visual phase of flight after completing an instrument approach to bring an aircraft into position for… … Aviation dictionary