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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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.
Features of EC145 T2: a modern digital cockpit and a 4-axis autopilot, with a maximum takeoff weight of 3.
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.
With a gross takeoff weight of only four pounds and a vertical profile of only four inches, Vector Hawk boasts best-in-class payload capacity, speed and endurance.
LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued its decision to grant ICON Aircraft's petition for exemption to allow an increased takeoff weight for ICON's A5 amphibious Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) up to a maximum of 1680 lbs.
The maximum takeoff weight is 75 kilograms, with a speed of 740 kilometers per hour.
The KODIAK can take off in under 1,000 feet at full gross takeoff weight of 7,255 lbs and climb at over 1,300 feet per minute.
John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer Customers of Airbus, said: "Airbus of Airbus has decided to offer a further enhanced version of the popular A330 airliner by increasing the maximum takeoff weight capability to 240 metric tonnes.
With a maximum takeoff weight of 270 kg, the Hoverbike is estimated to reach an airspeed of 278 km/h and travel 148km on a primary tank of fuel at 80knts cruise, according to his website.
Powered by a 60 kW engine, the "eGenius" has a maximum takeoff weight of 850 kg.
The aircraft, which is due to enter service at the end of 2010 with a range of up to 1,691 nautical miles and maximum takeoff weight of 41,640kg, has notched up firm orders with carriers including Adria Airways and Brit Air.