maximum zero-fuel weight


maximum zero-fuel weight
The maximum permissible weight of an aircraft with no disposable fuel or oil. The zero-fuel weight figure may be found either in the aircraft-type certificate data sheet, the approved aircraft flight manual, or both.

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