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Weight & Balance Calculator for C-170A N5528C

  Weight (lbs)   x Arm   = Moment
 Empty Weight
 Front Seats - Left & Right  
 Rear Seats - Left & Right  
 Baggage   (120 lbs max)
 Fuel   (37 gal max) gal
 Oil   (8 qts max) qts
 Maneuvering Speed   (115 mph at 2,200 lbs) mph

It is important to keep the load carried by an airplane under the maximum allowable weight and in the proper position for the airplane. The C-170A has a maximum gross weight of 2,200 pounds. In addition to the maximum weight, the center of gravity must be within limits. The above calculator performs a W&B calculation for N5528C. This calculator will work for other C-170As however the weight and arm will need to be adjusted. Please don't use this calculator to calculate your weight and balance without rechecking all of the calculations.

I usually do 100% of my own programming however the idea for the above calculation came from the following two web pages with modifications made to suit my use.       
  • David Williams       
  • Robert A. Booty

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    Last modified 05/10/07