Presented by: Kyle Black Carol Cushman. Weight & Balance. Weight & Balance. Why is weight and balance so important?. Center of Gravity (CG). What does Center of Gravity mean? The imaginary point where the aircraft would balance if suspended.
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Why is weight and balance so important?
Basic Empty Weight:
Licensed Empty Weight:
Max Ramp Weight: 803,000 lbs.
Max Takeoff Weight: 800,000 lbs.
Max Landing Weight: 654,000 lbs.
Max Ramp Weight: 2558 lbs.
Max Takeoff Weight: 2550 lbs.
Max Landing Weight: 2550 lbs.
6 lb/US Gal
Jet A / Jet A-1:
6.8 lb/US Gal
7.5 lb/US Gal
8.35 lb/US Gal
Terms for Calculating Weight & Balance:
The Table Method