Published date: 11 February 2011

Purpose

This Advisory Circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of compliance with standards for the establishment and the calculation of an aircraft empty weight and empty weight centre of gravity, by the use of CAA Form 2102 - Aircraft Weight and Balance Report [PDF 43 KB] and CAA Form 2173 - Weight and Balance Data [PDF 91 KB].

Related rules

This AC relates specifically to Civil Aviation Rule Part 43 General Maintenance Rules and Part 91 General Operating and Flight Rules.

Change notice

Revision 1 adds instructions for helicopters requiring recording of a lateral centre of gravity, and instructions on the inclusion and establishing of unusable fuel.

This revision also amends the title to better reflect the purpose of this AC.