Asked Oct 14, 2019

Weight and Balances

An aircraft with an empty weight of 1,500 pounds and an EWCG of +28.4 was altered as follows: two 12-pound passenger seats located at +68.5 were removed; structural modifications weighing 28 pounds were made at +73; a seat and safety belt weighing 30 pounds were installed at +70.5; and radio equipment weighing 25 pounds was installed at +85.

What is the new EWCG ________________


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Aircraft weighs 1500 lb and EWCG of 28.4.


Altered by:


Two 12 lb passenger seats at 68.5

Structural modifications 28 lb


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