maximum take-off weight


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maximum take-off weight

The maximum gross weight due to design or operational limitations at which an aircraft is permitted to take off.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Boeing's 777X chief project engineer Michael Teal adds that it is looking at ways to achieve additional range from the -8, which is nominally set at 8,700m based on a 352-tonne maximum take-off weight (MTOW).
As part of a package of enhancements to the superjumbo aircraft, which it will collectively brand as the 'A380plus,' Airbus is to increase the maximum take-off weight of the A380.
The ISSA programme offers entry into an IATA assessment registry to operators that utilise aircraft with a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) below 5,700kg.
All statistics refer to scheduled commercial operations involving aircraft having a maximum take-off weight above 5700 kg only.
Like its above-mentioned stablemates, the Saab Skeldar has gradually moved away from the original Cyb Aero Apid-55 design to morph into a proprietary overall design, and has even changed designations several times since its inception in 2005 when it was called the V-150 to be now known as the 235-kilo maximum take-off weight Skeldar V-200, featuring, inter alia, a larger rotor.
Garuda Indonesia has chosen the latest extended range 235 tonne maximum take-off weight variant of Airbus' A330-300.
Flight movements, the sum of take-offs and landings, increased by 2.7% to 22,041, and maximum take-off weight (MTOW) went up by 14.3% to 720,307 tonnes.
"Our whole thing deals with the weight," he said, adding that every airframe has a maximum take-off weight. "You have a combination between cargo and fuel.
--dependence of the maximum take-off weight on the useful weight of chemicals
It has a wingspan of just over 60 metres, is 58.8 metres long and has a maximum take-off weight of 233 tonnes.
"Furthermore, the aircraft appears to have taken off from Oban 181lb in excess of its maximum take-off weight."
The new tax, which is designed to tackle climate change, will be calculated on the basis of the maximum take-off weight on flights times the distance travelled.

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