maximum landing weight


maximum landing weight
The greatest weight an aircraft is allowed to have for landing. It is often less than the maximum takeoff weight, and the pilot may have to dump fuel or jettison some stores before executing a landing shortly after takeoff. A landing with a higher than maximum weight may require a check of the aircraft structure, especially the undercarriages.

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