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I am studing the POH of Seneca II and could not find the Best Glide Speed. Where can I get this information from? I thought to multiply Vs clean for 1.4 to get an approximate result but I am not sure if this is the correct way to do so.

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Gliding clean, with the engine at idle, you may find the IAS for maximum endurance, precisely where the variometer shows the minimum descent speed. Then multiply that IAS by 1.32 That's the best glide speed.

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  • $\begingroup$ Do you have some kind of authoritative source where that 1.32 number came from? $\endgroup$ – Terran Swett Nov 19 '18 at 17:36
  • $\begingroup$ @TannerSwett: Look here for the answer. $\endgroup$ – Peter Kämpf Nov 19 '18 at 17:55
  • $\begingroup$ Is it possible to calculate it from a speed given by the POH? $\endgroup$ – Andrea Ghilardi Nov 20 '18 at 8:06

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