Although most pilots have the good sense to avoid turbulence that is anywhere close to strong enough to create an overstress condition, there those times when you find yourself in stronger turbulence that you had planned. For those times, we all need to unlearn the idea that Va will protect your aircraft from structural damage. Read on to find out why.
PS: This article originally appeared in IFR Magazine, which is a superb publication. I never link to it, because they have almost no free content online, but I am a very satisfied subscriber.