heavy jet

heavy aircraft

For wake turbulence categorization purposes, an aircraft certificated for a maximum takeoff weight of 255,000 lb or more. This classification is by FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) classifies those aircraft as “heavy” that have a certificated maximum takeoff weight of 300,000 lb. Also called a heavy jet.
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