Aircraft Weight and Balance

by Andy
(Singapore)

Under what situation would an aircraft weight and balance be required?


ANSWER: There are a few reasons why you would be required to do a reweigh of an aircraft:

1. The approved maintenance program of an air carrier requires periodic weighing;

2. The aircraft has been altered to the extent that there is an appreciable change in the weight and or balance of the aircraft; or

3. The aircraft has been repaired to the extent that there is an appreciable change in the weight and or balance of the aircraft.

You can find more information about Aircraft Weight and Balance Control by downloading AC 120-27E from our Advisory Circulars page of this site.

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