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Would it be practical to fly a probe to Mars using gravitational assistance from Venus?

It is not practical to use Venus to get to Mars in all but one circumstance. I searched for Earth-Mars and Earth-Venus-Mars (EVM) trajectories in a 900 day launch period starting Jan. 1st 2024. The ...
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Would it be practical to fly a probe to Mars using gravitational assistance from Venus?

Are you using mods like RSS/RO or with Principia? If not, then the data is maybe not as accurate compared to real life circumstances. But if it is, I would say doing a simple Hohmann transfer to Mars ...
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