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Old 03-17-2017, 08:25 PM
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Default Weight and Balance Briefing Version 1.1

Minor correction to the weight and balance briefing on the "flying heavy" slide at the end of the briefing. Removed confusing bullet regarding density altitude effects.

Updated version available for download in pdf format here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8E...ew?usp=sharing

Please drop a line or email if you'd like a .pptx (PowerPoint) version of the file.

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Old 03-20-2017, 09:39 AM
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Default Weight and Balance Version 1.2

Hi Folks!

I've gotten some good feedback over the past week, and have made another revision to the weight and balance briefing. In this version, I added a slide explaining zero fuel weight because in some cases, it's possible to load some RV's so that the CG will remain neutral or shift forward slightly during flight. I added another slide using an RV-8 example with a light weight pilot and forward baggage only to illustrate the concept.

I also added a bullet to the compartment weight slide highlighting the need to understand the different baggage configuration for a particular aircraft.

A PDF version can be downloaded here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8E...ew?usp=sharing

If you'd like a Powerpoint version, just drop a line.

21 March Edit: Added slide numbers and revised bullet on slide Number 9 regarding baggage limits, which vary depending on RV-type.

Version 1.3 in PDF format can be downloaded here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8E...ew?usp=sharing

Fly safe,

Vac
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Last edited by Vac : 03-22-2017 at 05:20 AM. Reason: Added Revision 1.3 to this post
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