Pilot Magazine | Feb 01, 2007
What to do in tooth-shattering, head-banging turbulence Soon the spring season will come pounding its way to your area, shaking you free of evil winter — evil, that is, except for skiing — and leaving turbulence in its wake. Quick, what's your power setting for maneuvering speed (VA)? You know about VA, the speed that helps protect the airframe from structural damage, right? You could look it up if you could read the pilot's operating handbook between bounces.