Airplane Instruments, Engines, and Systems

Airports, Air Traffic Control, and Aerospace

FAA Regulations

Weight and Balance

Flight School Test Prep

1. How can you find the center of gravity?
Multiplying weight by the arm
Dividing total moment by total weight
Dividing total weight by total moment

2. Which items are include in the empty weight of an aircraft?
Airframe, powerplant, options
Full fuel and full oil
Unusable fuel and undrainable oil

3. In a weight and balance calculation, what is the arm?
The distance between items
The distance from the datum line to the item
Weight times moment

4. How can you find total moment?
Weight times arm
Weight divided by arm
Arm divided by weight

5. How much does aviation gas weigh?
5 pounds
6 pounds
7 pounds