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ASA AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE HANDBOOK

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Overview

FAA 8083-1A reprint contains helpful information on weight and balance for pilots, flight engineers, and aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs).

Weight and balance is one of the most important factors affecting safety of flight. An overweight aircraft, or one whose center of gravity is outside the allowable limits, is inefficient and dangerous to fly. The responsibility for proper weight and balance control begins with the engineers and designers and extends to the pilot who operates and the Aviation Maintenance Technician who maintains the aircraft.

This book explains in detail the process to determine the weight and balance of any aircraft. This new edition, effective March 2007, has been updated to include information on new Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) and Very Light Jet (VLJ) categories. Applicable to both airplanes and helicopters, this book is a primary reference for all FAA Knowledge Exams for both pilots and mechanics. Soft cover, glossary, indexed, full-color illustrations, 8-3/8" x 10-7/8" format, 96 pages.


Specifications

  • Author:FAA
  • ISBN: 978-1-61954-482-6
  • Effective: July 2016
  • Dimensions: 8-3/8" x 10-7/8"
  • Page Count: 112 pages
  • Illustrations: Full Color
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eBook PD - A protected document that looks identical to its print book counterpart. Exact formatting and layout of the print books is maintained (text, images, margins, page breaks, etc.). Displays best on 10-inch or larger screens. Not recommended for small screens (phones) which require you to zoom in and pan around to see the full page. This document is not a .pdf file type. It is a .acsm file type. See http://asa2fly.com/use-ebooks for more details on how to setup your device.

Softcover Book - Printed book with heavyweight cover stock.

eBundle - Includes both the print book and eBook PD.

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