Go back to the main Aircraft Weight and Balance Page.
Weight and balance in aircraft is based on the law of the lever. This category discusses the application of the law of the lever and its applications relative to locating the balance point of a beam or lever on which various weights are located or shifted. The category also discusses the documentation pertaining to weight and balance that is furnished by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and aircraft manufacturers.
- The Law of the Lever
- Shifting the Balance Point or CG
- Mean Aerodynamic Chord
- FAA-Furnished Weight and Balance Information
- Manufacturer-Furnished Information
Flight Literacy RecommendsRod Machado's Private Pilot Handbook -Flight Literacy recommends Rod Machado's products because he takes what is normally dry and tedious and transforms it with his characteristic humor, helping to keep you engaged and to retain the information longer. (see all of Rod Machado's Products).