Vle (Landing gear extended speed) and Vlo (Landing gear operating speed)

[Ref Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, FAA-H-8083-25B Page 8-10]

Landing gear extended speed (Vle), is the speed limit at which it is safe to fly with the landing gear secured in fully extended position

Landing gear operating speed (Vlo), is the speed limit at which it is safe to extend or retract the landing gear

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