9-24 - o Gross weight o Datum o Arm o Moment weight x arm...

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Weight and balance o Need to know about this for safety CG o Forward Positive longitudinal stability Slightly slower cruise speed Unable to flare for landing o Aft Greater fuel efficiency and range Less longitudinal stability Unable to recover from stall Over weight penalties o Longer takeoff roll o Slower climb rate o Shallower climb angle o Lower altitude capability o Slower cruise speed o Poorer fuel economy o Longer landing distance o Voids insurance Terms o Empty weight o Empty weight CG
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Unformatted text preview: o Gross weight o Datum o Arm o Moment weight x arm Inch-lbs o Maximum baggage weight o Maximum ramp weight o Maximum takeoff weight 1 st step o Determine airplane empty wt and eweg from wt and balance data thet must be in aircraft o Determine weight of items to be carried o Decide if this will be a payload limited flight or a fuel limited flight Aircraft data o Manufacturer gives data in two forms Tabular graphic...
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2010 for the course AERF 1103 taught by Professor Visser during the Fall '08 term at LeTourneau.

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