V-Speeds: Airspeed Indicator for a Cessna 172 (R Model)

  • VSI - Stall speed in a "specified configuration", flaps up - bottom of the green arc (65)
  • Vso - Stall speed w/full flaps - Lower end of white arc. (60)
  • White arc - full flap operating range. (60-100)
  • Vfe - Maximum speed with full flaps extended. (100)
  • Green arc - normal operating range. (65 - 165)
  • Vno - Maximum structureal cruising speed - upper end of green arc. (165)
  • Yellow arc - Caution range - smooth air only (165 - 208)
  • Vne - Red line - Never exceed speed. (208)