How do I workout my take off weight an how do I workout my landing weight.

It only gives me take off weight cant see landing weightđ

Simbrief might give this information to you. I donât know since I donât use it. Your total weight at takeoff is shown by âTotal: (number)â in the top right corner of the weight and balance screen. To calculate your weight at landing, just estimate. Hereâs how I do it:

Letâs say Iâve got 28,000 lbs of fuel. If Iâm flying 1000 miles, that can be done in about 2 hours. Depending on the aircraft, fuel flow will be different. But for this example Iâll be using the A320, which burns roughly 10,000 lbs of fuel per hour. So if Iâm flying for two hours while burning 10,000 lbs of fuel, then Iâll use 20,000 lbs of fuel. 8,000 lbs of fuel is left over. Just subtract the 20,000 lbs of fuel estimated to be burnt from your total weight and you should be good to go.

Is there a calculation that you can do to work it out

Thank you so much appreciate it so much

If youâre talking about the hard-set takeoff and landing weights themselves, every aircraft is different. Find out the max takeoff weight (MTOW) and max landing weight (MLW) for the aircraft youâre flying on Google.

On IF, if youâre weight is showing up as red, youâre above the aircraftâs MTOW and need to reduce your fuel load before you start up and take off.

If itâs showing up as orange, youâre above your MLW, and you should consider burning some more fuel before landing.

Ohhh I seee so before you land on th bottom of youre screen it shows youre fuel an the percentage so if that shows orange you have to burn more fuel.

Yes, if you look at the âaircraft load,â not just the fuel percentage. Either burn more fuel or (if youâre above 7000 feet AGL and your aircraft allows it) initiate a fuel dump.

I personally use FPLtoIF, itâs easy to use and understand.

Same, i just paste the .xml file and it converts everything

Not quite! If youâre looking at âfuel remainingâ, which

I think you are, it will show orange/red if you are low on fuel. If you are looking at load, then that is correct.

Thatâs right, my bad. Aircraft load is what I meant.

If you use something like simbrief, then you have the zero fuel weight + fuel as the initial weight. Subtract the taxi fuel and you will get your takeoff weight. Subtract the trip fuel from this one and youâll get your landing weight.

Okay so I think I made a calculation how to workout your landing weight on your aircraft.

Calculation landing fuel

Fuel burn per hour x hours of flights(12)

=Fuel burn during flight

(6900/h) x 12 = 82 800 kgs

Total weight - 92 200

Total weight (92 200) - fuel weight (82 800)

= Landing Weight (9200)kgs

Thatâs right (taxi fuel could be subtracted as well, but this is often not that significant if youâre not close to weight limits).

I just made that up now and it came out correct do you guys usually workout your landing fuel on the day when you fly or a day before.

I never calculate it as long as I donât get close to any limits (which I rarely do). You would calculate it when you are certain of all the loads, so itâs up to you basically when you calculate the weights if you wish to do so.

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