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Aviation abbreviations
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V — Velocity
V/S — Vertical speed
V/TRK — Vertical track
V1 — Takeoff decision speed
V2 — Takeoff safety speed
VA — Maximum maneuver speed
VC — Design cruising speed
VCMAX — Active maximum control speed
VCMIN — Active minimum control speed
VD — Design diving speed
VF — Design flap speed
VFE — Flap extension speed
VG — Ground velocity
VGND — Ground velocity
VH — Maximum level-flight speed with continuous power
VIMD — Maximum drag speed
VLE — Landing gear extended placard airspeed
VLO2 — Landing gear operation down speed
VLO — Maximum landing gear operating speed
VLOF — Lift-off speed
VLS — Lowest selectable airspeed
VM(LO) — Minimum maneuver speed
VMAN — Visual maneuver speed
VMAX — Basic clean aircraft maximum CAS
VMC — Minimum control speed
VMCA — Minimum control speed airborne
VMCG — Minimum control speed on the ground
VMIN — Basic clean aircraft minimum CAS
VMO — Maximum operating speed
VNE — Never exceed speed
VNO — Normal operating speed
VR — Takeoff rotation velocity
VREF — Reference velocity
VS — Design speed for maximum gust intensity
VSI — Clean stall speed
VSO — Stalling speed in the landing configuration
VSSE — Safe single-engine speed
VTOSS — Takeoff safely speed
VU — Utility speed
VX — Best angle of climb speed
VXSE — Best single-engine angle of climb speed
VY — Best rate of climb speed
VYSE — Best single-engine rate of climb speed
VA — Heading to an altitude
VA — Volcanic ash
VAA-H — Visual approach area — helicopter
VAAC — Volcanic ash advisory centre
VAC — Visual approach chart
VAL — In valleys
VAR — Volt-amps reactive
VAR — Visual-aural radio range
VAR — Magnetic variation
VASI — Visual approach slope indicator
VASIS — Visual approach slope indicator system
VC — Vicinity of the aerodrome
VCY — Vicinity
VD — Heading to a DME distance
VDF — VHF direction finding station
VEC — Visual enroute chart
VER — Vertical
VFR — Visual flight rules
VHF — Very high frequency (30 to 300 MHz)
VHFCOM — Very high frequency communications
VHRR — Very high resolution radiometer
VI — Heading to a course intercept
VIA — By way of
VIP — Very important person
VIS — Visibility
VISSR — Visible infrared spin scan radiometer
VLF — Very Low Frequency (3 to 30 KHz)
VLJ — Very light jet
VLR — Very long range
VM — Heading to a manual termination
VMC — Visual meteorological conditions
VNAV — Vertical navigation
VOLMET — Meteorological information for aircraft in flight
VOM — Volt-ohm-milliammeter
VOR — VHF omni-directional radio range
VORTAC — VHF omni-directional radio range/Tactical air navagation
VP — Variable pitch propellers
VPATH — Vertical path
VR — Heading to a radial
VRB — Variable
VSCS — Voice switching and control system
VSI — Vertical speed indicator
VSL — Vertical speed limit
VSTOL — Vertical or short takeoff and landing
VTC — Visual terminal chart
VTK — Vertical rrack distance
VTOL — Vertical takeoff and landing
VTR — Variable takeoff rating

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