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Vmin and Stall Speed

For many years, pilots have used approach speeds referenced to Vmin speeds which they have assumed were 1g stall speeds. See VminAndStallSpeed.pdf for facts about how the Vmin speeds were not 1g stall speeds, relevant consequences, new regulations to require 1g stall speed determination, and adjustment of the indexing factor for reference approach speeds.