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15:56 Nov 4, 2007
English to Russian translations [Non-PRO] Tech/Engineering - Aerospace / Aviation / Space
English term or phrase:balance of aircraft records
Explanation: Next to a good preflight plan and weather report is a thorough Weight & Balance calculation. Weight and balance is a matter of serious concern to all pilots as well as many other people involved in the flight. The pilot has to personally assume the responsibility (and by law) because he has control over both the loading and fuel management, the two variable factors which can change both total weight and balance. This information is available to the pilot in the form of aircraft records, operating handbooks and placards in baggage compartments and or fuel caps. The owner of the aircraft has the responsibility to make sure that up to date information is available to the pilot
It is very important to realize that any aircraft which is out of balance or overweight is dangerous to fly. Not to mention deadly