By Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Aviation Supplies & Academics (ASA)
Basic airplane weight and stability regulate rules and strategies for the coaching, and the particular weighing of an plane commence the dialogue, together with the tools of opting for the positioning of the empty weight middle of gravity. Loading computations with loading graphs and tables of weight and second indexes stick to, together with directions on opting for the load and heart of gravity alterations as a result of maintenance and adjustments or removing and set up of kit. Chapters are devoted to light-sport airplane, single-engine airplane, multi-engine airplane, and commuter and big plane, in addition to helicopter weight and stability regulate and deciding upon lateral CG. additionally incorporated are examples of fixing weight and stability difficulties utilizing a handheld digital calculator, E6-B flight machine, and a committed digital flight computer.
This 2016 variation displays the newest aviation approaches, apparatus, recommendations, laws, and is a key reference within the FAA Airman Certification criteria (ACS). Illustrated all through with particular, full-color drawings, and contains a thesaurus and index.
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Notice that the formula for each condition first determines the moment of the nose wheel or tail wheel and then divides it by the total weight of the airplane. The arm thus determined is then added to or subtracted from the distance between the main wheels and the datum, distance D. Nose wheel airplanes with datum forward of the main wheels. Nose wheel airplanes with the datum aft of the main wheels. Tail wheel airplanes with the datum forward of the main wheels. 8 inches aft of the datum. 2 inches forward of the main-wheel weighing points which proves the location of the datum has no effect on the location of the CG so long as all measurements are made from the same location.
According to Figures 6-5 and 6-2, this will bring the lateral balance into limits. Figure 6-4. Determining the longitudinal CG and the lateral offset moment for the second leg of the flight. Figure 6-5. Determining the longitudinal CG and the lateral offset moment for the second leg of the flight with pilot flying from the right seat. indd 4 3/13/07 10:46:36 AM Large Aircraft Chapter 7 Weight and Balance The following consists of general guidelines for the weighing procedures of airplanes weighing over 12,500 pounds.
See Figure 4-9 for an example of weight and balance data for a typical light twin-engine airplane. 8. indd 4 3/14/07 10:26:38 PM The aircraft is loaded as shown here: Fuel (140 gal).................... 840 lbs Front seats......................... 320 lbs Row 2 seats....................... 310 lbs Fwd. baggage.................... 100 lbs Aft. baggage........................ 90 lbs Chart Method Using Weight, Arm, and Moments Make a chart showing the weight, arm, and moments of the airplane and its load.
Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook [FAA-H-8083-1A] by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Aviation Supplies & Academics (ASA)