Practical Weight & Balance
Filmed live at AirVenture 2012 in Paul's Vintage Workshop, volunteer Joe Norris discusses the practical aspects of why weight and balance is critical to safe flight. Joe is an FAA CFI, A&P mechanic with IA rating.
In Weight and Balance
Weight and Balance: Empty Weight and CG
Part 3 of the 7 part series on weight and balance. EAA Flight Advisor and Technical Counselor Joe Norris discusses using the arm measurements and weight information to calculate the empty weight and center of gravity location.
Weight and Balance: Creating the Report
Part 7 of the 7 part series on weight and balance. Joe Norris discusses how to put all the weight and balance information together to create a useable weight and balance report that will be given to the FAA and kept in the airplane.
Weight and Balance: Most Aft Weight and CG
Part 5 of the 7 part series on weight & balance. Joe Norris discusses how to calculate the most aft weight and center of gravity location based upon the previously computed empty weight and center of gravity location