The dimona has demonstrated the ability to climb

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The DIMONA has demonstrated the ability to climb to5,500 m NN (18,045ft). 5—4
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38 Hoffmann 6 H 36 DIMONA Weight & Balance Equipment list Table of contents Section 6 WEIGHT AND BALANCE EQUIPMENT LIST Paragraphs: Page 6.1 Empty Weight ---------------------------------------------- 39 6.2 Reference Datum Line and CG Limits ------------------- 39 — 42 6.3 Weight Report ---------------------------------------------- 43 6.4 Minimum Equipment List (incl. in fleet weight) --------- 44 6.5 Additional Equipment list ------------------------------------- 44 6—1
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39 6 Hoffmann Weight & Balance H 36 DIMONA Equipment list 6.1 Empty Weight: The DIMONA is weighed at the factory after the minimum equipment and extra accessories have been installed. The weight and the empty weight CG is entered upon the weight report found in Par. 6.3. Should, at some time the aircraft be repaired, or additional equipment added, the aircraft should be reweighed to adjust the weight report accordingly. After removing or adding equipment a sample weight & balance problem should always be performed to insure the CG limits have not been exceeded. 6.2 Reference Datum Line (RDL) and CG Limits : The reference datum line (RDL) is the leading edge of the wing at the wing root rib. The aircraft leveling point is the underside of the wing, mid chord.. The CG Limits are measured in mm from the RDL aft. Forward CG Limit: 270 mm Aft CG Limit Up to 740 kg: 385 mm At 770 kg: 370 mm Between 740 and 770 kg linear run between 385 and 370 mm. 6—2
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40 6 Hoffman Weight & Balance H 36 Dimona Equipment list Sample Problem: Pilot 80 kg, Co-Pilot l00 kg, Baggage l0 kg, Empty Weight 520kg Empty Weight CG 340 mm, Fuel 80ltr/57,6kg _____________________________________________________________ Arm Weight Moment (mm) (kg) (kg/mm). Empty Weight 340 520 176.800 1. Pilot 143 80 11.440 2. Pilot 143 100 14.300 Baggage 834 10 8.340 Fuel 834 57.6 48.038 767.6 258.918 The result of the above problem places the CG at 337.3 mm which is within the allowable range. An additional problem may be calculated, for example, that all the fuel is consumed and the aircraft will continue to fly and land as a glider. By removing the 57.6 kg of fuel and the moment, the resultant CG will be 297 mm, still within the allowable CG range. 6—3
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41 Hoffmann Weight & Balance 6 36 DIMONA Equipment list 6.2. cont. Empty weight CG limits: With a min. weight of 70 kg (155 lbs) in pilot’s seat, the CG will be within the allowable range, if the empty weight CG is within the limits shown below: Empty weight CG (mm aft of RDL) 6—4
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42 Hoffmann Weight & Balance 6 H 36 DIMONA Equipment list 6.2. cont Determination of empty weight CG position: Put x 1 and x 2 with their absolute value in mm into the formula where: X L is the empty weight CG position in mm aft of RDL (reference datum line). 6—5
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43 6 Hoffmann weight & Balance H 36 DIMONA Equipment List 6.3 Weighing Report: Date of weighing carried out by: Equipment first used for weigh (date) Empty weight kg (lbs) Empty C of G (behind datum) mm/in. Empty weight moment Max. Payload kg (lbs) Sign The empty weight momentum is necessary to calculate the CG for flight (load table) 6—6
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44 6 Hoffmann Weight & Balance H 36 DIMONA Equipment List 6.4 Minimum equipment List: The minimum installed equipment, installed at the factory consists of the following: 1. Airspeed indicator 2. Altimeter 3. RPM indicator with hour-meter 4. Oil Pressure Indicator 5.
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