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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Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) has firmed up options for five additional A220-100s, bringing to 95 the total number of A220s the Atlanta-based carrier has on order from Airbus Canada.In a statement, Airbus said Delta is the first operator to select the new increased maximum takeoff weight option for its entire fleet from 2020.
It aims to certify the first vehicle as a plane with a maximum takeoff weight lower than 1,200 kilograms.The company AeroMobil has taken further important steps in the process of approving the airworthiness of its new test flying vehicle the AeroMobil 4.
The procurement process had come under scanner after it was revealed that the NAC procured planes with maximum takeoff weight of 230 tons instead of 242 tons.
The "octocopter" weighs about four kilograms and has a maximum takeoff weight of about 11kg.
Russian-made wide body aircraft is powered by six turbofan engines and is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes.
The aircraft is powered by six turbo fan engines and is the heaviest aircraft ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes.
Powered by six turbofan engines, it is the heaviest aircraft ever built and has a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes.
Based on its empty weight plus people, personal items and fuel, the NTSB calculated the airplane's takeoff weight at 686.5 kgs, or 1513.5 lbs, almost 200 lbs greater than its maximum gross takeoff weight of 600 kgs and 1320 lbs.
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.