maximum landing weight


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maximum landing weight

The greatest weight an aircraft is allowed to have for landing. It is often less than the maximum takeoff weight, and the pilot may have to dump fuel or jettison some stores before executing a landing shortly after takeoff. A landing with a higher than maximum weight may require a check of the aircraft structure, especially the undercarriages.
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The Sovereign has a 459 knot cruise speed, 2,881 nautical mile still-air range, 3,580 foot takeoff distance, 2,650 foot landing distance at maximum landing weight, and 47,000 foot ceiling.
The Airbus A330-200, local registration VH-EBG, circled above the Tasman sea for two hours to burn fuel so it would be below the maximum landing weight before it landed back at Sydney at 15:00hr, says a Qantas spokesman.
Number of engines 2 Engine type Trent 877 Engine manufacturer Rolls Royce Engine thrust -- lbs 76,900 Cockpit crew 2 Maximum take-off weight -- lbs 555,000 Maximum landing weight -- lbs 459,000 Maximum zero fuel weight -- lbs 430,000 Operating empty weight -- lbs 320,000 Maximum payload -- lbs 107,000 Maximum fuel capacity 44,700 USG Wingspan 199 feet, 11 inches Length 209 feet, 1 inch Height 60 feet, 9 inches Payload range-nautical miles -- full pax (pax + bags only) 4,100 Belly capacity -- cu ft (total) 5,656 LD3 container positions 32 Total seats Around 300 Typical cruising speed 0.

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