takeoff weight

takeoff weight

[′tāk‚ȯf ‚wāt]
(aerospace engineering)
The weight of an aircraft or rocket vehicle ready for takeoff, including the weight of the vehicle, the fuel, and the payload.

takeoff weight

The weight of an aircraft at the moment of lift-off.
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Based on its empty weight plus people, personal items and fuel, the NTSB calculated the airplane's takeoff weight at 686.
The total maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) of all aircraft handled last year was 170,032 tonnes, up 11.
Through Blackhawk Modifications subsidiary government and military sales division, Vector-Hawk Aerospace (VHA), the companies have teamed with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to offer the Blackhawk XP67A Engine+ Upgrade STC Kit for the King Air 350ER at 16,500 and 17,500 pounds maximum allowable takeoff weight (MTOW).
The long-awaited revamp of Part 23 creates certification levels based on size and performance for airplanes with 19 or fewer seats and a maximum takeoff weight of 19,000 pounds.
The gross takeoff weight never increased, but the empty weight did increase during model progression.
The FAA has defined a "small" unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) as a vehicle with a maximum takeoff weight of 55 lb (25 kg).
Due to soaring oil prices, increased air traffic and competition among air transport companies, and environmental concerns, minimization of aircraft maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) is becoming a critical aspect, of air transport industry.
The CAO said the main factors causing the plane to crash was the pilot's performance, malfunctioning of the engines' control system, and breaching of the Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW) limit.
The AG600, intended to be the world's largest amphibious aircraft, will be able to land on sea or land, it has a takeoff weight of 53.
During this period, weather conditions and runway length would limit aircraft takeoff weight.
The Boeing 737-800 has a 174,200 pound maximum takeoff weight and a range of 3,115 nautical miles, company information states.
As a rule, world countries set the aviation security charge rate according to the following rules: for passenger aircraft--per one departing passenger, for cargo aircraft --per one ton of takeoff weight of a departing aircraft.