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Stall speed with a 60 deg bank

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I need to figure out what the stalling airspeed of a 172rg is in landing configuration with a 60deg bank.  I know I have figured this out before but am having a hard time recalling how to do this now.

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  1. Brian on Oct 25, 2012

    First find your load factor given:

    n = 1 / Cos (bank angle) where ‘n’ is load factor.

    Step two is find your stall speed at this new load factor given:

    Stall speed at selected bank = Vso * sqrt (n)

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  2. Sam Dawson on Oct 26, 2012

    …. or you can do what math challenged pilots such as myself do. Turn to page 5-12 in the 172RG Information Manual.

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