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    Aircraft Weight and Balance

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    Number of posts : 173
    Registration date : 2011-10-13

    Aircraft Weight and Balance Empty Aircraft Weight and Balance

    Post  Eddy_kn on Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:27 am

    Aircraft Weight and Balance
    Explanation of the basic theory of aircraft weight and balance. An explanation of the basic principles of flight in relation to weight and balance. An introduction to the compilation of the standard IATA design manual loadsheet encompassing an explanation of maximum structural weights, limiting weights, aircraft basic and operating weights. An introduction to the basic principles of balance encompassing the moment arm, basic index calculations and an explanation of the design and completion of the drop line trim chart.
    The course is focussed on providing a basic generic knowledge of weight and balance for those wishing to enter the field of load control.

    How You Will Benefit
    Understanding of the basic principles of flight related to aircraft weight and balance
    An explanation of the terms used within the field of aircraft weight and balance
    Gain an understanding of the various weights used in the compilation of a loadsheet
    An explanation of the basic theory of balance encompassing the moment arm
    An understanding of the construction of Indexes and their use
    Understanding the design of the drop line trim chart
    An explanation of the use of the drop line trim chart
    An explanation of the connection between the standard IATA manual loadsheet and drop line trim chart and the IATA standard electronic data processed loadsheet

    Designed for
    Load Controllers
    Ramp or Loading Supervisors
    Flight-deck staff

    Course Content
    Basic theory of flight
    Aircraft weights:
    Basic aircraft weight
    Aircraft operating weight
    Aircraft structural and limiting weights
    Basic theory of balance
    Balance theory applied to aircraft
    Loadsheet compilation
    Explanation of the drop line trim chart and its function
    An explanation of the connection between the manual load/trim sheet and the standard IATA EDP Load/trim sheet

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