The point at which the all of the mass of an object is concentrated
Centre of Gravity
Total mass of an aircraft, ready for a specific operation excluding all fuel and traffic load
Dry Operating Mass
How often must scales be calibrated?
Two Years
Legal requirements of an aircrafts mass and balance are found where?
EUOPS1 Subpart J
What must an operator do before putting an aircraft into service?
What can be found in mass and balance documentation?
Aircraft Registration
When fleet masses are used, how often must an aircraft be weighed?
Nine Years
What allows for the movement of the centre of gravity in flight?
CG Envelope
When weighing an aircraft with a mass less than 2000kg how accurate must the scales be?
one percent
Why is an aircraft left to stand before weighing?