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AERO 410 - DESIGN AND CERTIFICATION PROCESS IN AEROSPACEWinter 2020Assignment 1During the flight test phase of the certification process, water ballast tanks are usually installed inthe cabin of the prototype aircraft to achieve extreme C.G positions.An aircraft is cruising at 225 kt.(EAS), 20,000 ft., straight and level, enroute to the flight testarea. This aircraft carries 2,500 lb. of fuel in its main tanks with the combined fuel centroid atX407.5. It also carries two water ballast tanks in its cabin. The C.G. of the filled forward tankand aft tank is at X295.0 and X480.0 respectively. The forward tank has a capacity of 2200 lb.and the aft tank can hold 2800 lb. The operational weight empty (OWE) of this aircraft is 27,300
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Aerospace Engineering, 20 000 ft, 2 500 lb, 2200 lb, 7 25 ft, 27 300 lb

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