Weight and Balance | Gold Seal Online Ground School

Weight and Balance


In order to fly safely in a stable aircraft you must perform a weight and balance calculation. This will ensure that you don't attempt to take off overweight and in an airplane whose weight is distributed in a way making it inherently unstable. This lesson focuses on the real world considerations as well as the issues covered in FAA tests.

NOTE:
This lesson operates using Adobe Flash and will not operate on a mobile device.

ACS Reference: PA.I.F

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