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Latest Weight and Balance AC Poses a Challenge

The FAA recently published a long-awaited advisory circular (AC) to help operators develop their weight and balance (W&B) control programs, but the document may lead to additional headaches for business aviation.

AC 120-27F has been in development since 2014. Industry stakeholders, including NBAA, noted significant concerns with prior drafts that removed published standard weights tables long used by operators to estimate passenger and cargo weight to determine the aircraft’s load and center-of-gravity (CG). READ MORE (NBAA)