DC-3 Operations Manual – Limitations

Download the DC-3 Operations Manual – Limitations PDF.

Here is just a sampling of some of the airspeed limitations listed in the PDF document.

 

 

  • Vso stall in landing configuration  – 56 kts
  • Vso stall clean – 64 kts
  • Vmc – 76 knots
  • V1 – 81 knots
  • Minimum single engine maneuvering  – 85 knots
  • Best SE Climb – 90 knots
  • Best rate of climb (one or two Engines) – 105 knots
  • Flaps ¼ – 135 knots
  • Flaps ½  – 99 knots
  • Flaps ¾ to full – 97 knots
  • Gear Extension & operation – 140 knots
  • Turbulence airspeed – 115-125 knots
  • Never Exceed speed  – 202 knots

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