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gross weight

[¦gros ′wāt]
(industrial engineering)
The weight of a vehicle or container when it is loaded with goods. Abbreviated gr wt.

gross weight

The total weight of an aircraft, including the weight of the fuel and oil, the load, and external stores, if carried.
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The Navistar Defense International Maxxpro series maintains the live axle configuration, the latest versions of its Maxxpro have a gross weight of 19.
One of the planned future enhancements is certification of the gross weight expansion for the S-92 helicopter.
Conducted on a full-size non-flying airframe called the static test article, the tests are part of a three-year program to validate that the largest helicopter ever designed and built by Sikorsky has the structural integrity to operate safely over its entire flight envelope, from its empty gross weight of 44,000 pounds up to its maximum gross weight of 88,000 pounds with external load.
We hadn't considered our aircraft gross weight for landing.
Raisbeck Engineering Raisbeck Engineering has received Brazilian certification for its Beechcraft King Air C90GTi Epic performance package, which includes Raisbeck/Hartzell four-blade quiet turbofan propellers, dual aft body strakes and an increased gross weight of 210kg (460lbs) to 4,790kg.
One of the latest developments in this category of vehicles is the BAE Systems RG Outrider, a V-shaped hull, light, mine-protected patrol vehicle derived from the RG32M, with a gross weight of 9.
9 tonnes gross weight keeps fuel consumption down in the mid-20s while fast corners produce serious wallow - and off-road the car can be a real handful.
During climb out in their B-52, following a maximum gross weight takeoff for an Operation ENDURING FREEDOM combat sortie, the pilots of Havoc 21 noticed the number four engine low oil pressure light was illuminated.
All vehicles over three tons maximum gross weight will be diverted from Junction 1 away from the bridge, around the roundabout below, and back up via the parallel slip roads to avoid the main viaduct.
To achieve the maximum efficiency, the total gross weight should fall as closely as possible to, while not exceeding, the capacity number shown on the lift/range chart within the maximum reach and range that the job will require.
He said, "The MH-68A is the only helicopter in the Coast Guard inventory that has a single-engine fly-off capability at maximum gross weight.
As passengers learned during our cruise, another equally important dimension that limits ships in the canal is gross weight.