design gross weight


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design gross weight

[di′zīn ¦grōs ′wāt]
(aerospace engineering)
The gross weight at takeoff that an aircraft, rocket, or such is expected to have, used in design calculations.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

design gross weight

The expected gross weight of an aircraft at takeoff. It is used in design calculations.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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