zero-fuel weight


zero-fuel weight
The sum total of the empty weight of an aircraft, its crew, passengers, and cargo. It is the maximum permissible weight of an aircraft; any additional load beyond this must be in the form of fuel (i.e., the maximum takeoff weight less the total usable fuel in the applicable aircraft).

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