Posted by: Patrick | March 18, 2010

Recommended airspeed for Cessna 172

V speeds, KIAS unless otherwise indicated:
Vy Best rate @ sea level : 73
Vx Best angle @ sea level: 59
Vfe Max. flap ext. 85
Vs Stall, clean: 53 KCAS
Vso Stall, full flaps: 47 KCAS
Best glide: 65
Va Maneuvering: 97
Vne Never exceed: 160

Recommended airspeed (KIAS) for:
Normal takeoff/climb: Rotate @ 55, climb @ 70-80
Normal landing, flaps up: 60 to 70
Normal landing, flaps down: 55 to 65
En route climb, sea level: 75 to 85
Short-field takeoff/climb, flaps up: 59 (until clear)
Short-field landing, flaps up: 60 to 70
Short-field landing, flaps down: 60 (until flare)

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