Weight and Balance Management

Overview

Weight and Balance Management is all about understanding the implications and risks of being close to or exceeding weight and balance limitations in the following areas:

  • Minimum Gross Weight
  • Maximum Gross Weight
  • Fore Center of Gravity Limit
  • Aft Center of Gravity Limit
  • Lateral Center of Gravity Limit

Management of Weight and Balance is also about looking at the ways to reduce/mitigate the risk associated with approaching/exceeding such limitations.

Video

The video below discusses Weight and Balance Management by explaining the implications of nearing/exceeding such limits and suggesting ways to try to mitigate the risks, with an emphasis on the Robinson R22 Helicopter:

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