F-16 minimum speed for negative 3G's?

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Unread post10 Mar 2018, 15:32

What's the minimum speed for negative 3G's?
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Unread post07 May 2018, 08:19

It will be lower than positive , because of the smaller amount of the parasite drag ?
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Unread post07 May 2018, 16:02

I don't recall the curve, but there is a flight control function that reduces the negative g limit with lower airspeed, under around 200 kias. So even if there might be enough negative lift for -3g, it would be limited to less than that.

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