operating weight

operating weight

A term used by aircraft operators that includes the empty weight of the aircraft and personnel and items always carried in the aircraft, such as flight crews and their baggage, water, oil, food, bar items, passenger consumable stores, and empty baggage containers. It excludes fuel.
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Dozers with an operating weight of 20,000-60,000 lb are anticipated to remain dominant in the market, in terms of revenues.
The R35Z-9 has an operating weight of 8,050 pounds and is powered by a reliable, fuel efficient 26.5 hp Tier 4 Certified Yanmar 3TNV88 engine.
It has an operating weight of 37.5 pounds, foot diameter of 6 inches, recommended pressure of 100 psi, air consumption minimum of 38 cfm and provides up to 800 blows per minute, www.mbw.com
Hitachi Construction Machinery has launched two rigid dump truck models--the EH3500AC-3, providing a nominal payload capacity of 181 metric tons (mt) with an operating weight of 322,000 kg; and the EH4000AC-3, rated at a 221-mt payload with operating weight of 384,000 kg.
First officer applicants must have a minimum of 2,500 hours, 1,000 of which must have been gained in multi-crew, multi-engine aircraft, fitted with modern electronic flight instrumentation systems (EFIS) with more than 10 tonnes operating weight.
where GW is the airplane's maximum gross takeoff weight, and OW is the operating weight. Simply divide the operating weight by the gross weight, derive the square root and multiply the result by the gross weight [V.sub.A].
  The HB880 has an operating weight of 232 kg, works with flow rates from 30-65 l/min and provides a blow rate from 755-1150 bpm for work on soft ground and a blow rate of 860-1310 bpm when working on hard ground.
Operating weight is less than 2 pounds, Easy installation means everything.
* Unit has an operating weight of 4,173 pounds and a maximum digging reach of 12 feet, 10 inches.
* Standard-lift arrangement offers a rated payload of 16.5 tons and an operating weight of 171,642 pounds