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Most likely Cessna introduced a speed switch that is controlled by an aneroid. Anytime you are below 10,000 FT MSL, the aneroid activates that switch. If you go above 250 knots, the overspeed warning will sound. As far as why that is the case, in the United States you are limited to a speed of 250 KIAS below 10,000 FT. I would imagine this is also the ...


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As V(MO) is approached in a jet aircraft, the overspeed warning is activated to protect the structural integrity of the aircraft and ensure it remains inside of the acceptable structural envelope. Pilots need to react without hesitation to an overspeed warning - usually by reducing the throttles to flight idle and therefore bringing the speed outside of the ...


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