# (Correction: Liters not Kilos) MaxFacts: Global & Weight/Balance (W/B) Calculations.

MaxSez; W/B weight peramitors on all IF aircraft are calculated utilizing the metric system. Here’s some figures that may help you non-metric nationals when you calculate a Long Hall/ETOP’s approved Route:

A) Fuel weight, JP-5 (Jet Fuel) 6.8 Lbs per Gallon/0.81 liters… B) AvGas (100LL) 6.1 Lbs per Gallon/0.721 per liters
B) Cargo, convert & calculate invoice data.
C) Passengers(Pax’s):

TEST Question: Visitors here, convert Pax wt to Kilo’s, you’ll need the practice. (PaxWgt FAA standard 2005 may have recently Chgd. A little help from my friends pls)

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Interesting

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So is this saying people tend to weigh more in the present days than they did in the past?

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If you look that weight includes 6lbs more per carry on bag :)

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@Tecnam2TA. MaxSez: Yes people are heavier! There’s more to this post than meets the eye. As a student Pilot you should extrapolate, the data will come in handy when you take your final student examined & face the FAA Guy.

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First off why do you say “Maxsez:”

It irratates me

Second it’s not hard to understand that as our health care and urbanisation continues to improve we get bigger kinda

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Why do you always talk about ‘banter’, it irritates me

Cool topic though Max

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Great find @Maxmustang

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I will bookmark this it will be useful in the future

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What about check baggage? Does that count as cargo?

@zbelle@MaxSez: Checked bags are included in Pax calculation. From my last commercial flight I note the Majors are cracking down and requiring Pax to check bags that do not fit in the bag box at the gate, some are weighing bags as well. For the lines it revenue. Anticipate FAA intercession in the near term, based on recent W&B error incidants.

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Interesting…

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Here’s an easy guide to convert fuel weight

Basically all you need to do is multiply the US gallons of fuel by 3 to get kgs.

http://www.streamline-ops.com/en/info/fuel_weight_conversion_tables/

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I love how the guy on the right’s head is so disproportionately small compared to his body 😛.

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Huh? I always thought 1KG=2.2lbs.

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Banter Virutal Airlines irritates me.

Good Topic Maxsir

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You’re right I mixed up gallons with lbs. For calculating US gallons to kgs its multiply by 3

Yes, for jet fuel, that would be a decent average.

That’s for calculating the fuel at 15 C at Sea level.

The link I listed is a great resource.

It is irritating isn’t it.

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