Weight and Balance

The Weight and Balance area of the Aircraft Check-out Screen shows the current weight and balance of the aircraft that is being checked out. The following information is shown:

The pilot should enter the gallons of fuel on board the aircraft (the default is the usable fuel when the tanks are full), the weight of the front seat passengers, the weight of the back seat passengers and the weight of any luggage in the baggage areas. As each field is entered (when the user selects the next field), the total weight and balance of the aircraft is computed. If the aircraft is out of limits (shown in red in the computations), the program will attempt to adjust the fuel load to compensate.

Note: If the aircraft is out of limits, either in weight or CG, the program will not let the user continue to the next step in the check-out process.

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Copyright 2003-2011, Jim Covington
Based on the OpenFBO Booking System written by Matt Barclay
and the Meeting Room Booking System