Home > Exam Quiz Archive > Quiz ATPL - Exam test Airline Transport Pilot license > Mass and Balance > A jet aeroplane, with the geometrical characteristics shown in the appendix, has a take-off weight (W) of 460 000 N and a centre of gravity (point G on annex) located at 15.40 m from the zero reference point.At the last moment the station manager has 12 000 N of freight added in the forward compartment at 10 m from the zero reference point.The final location of the centre of gravity, calculated in percentage of mean aerodynamic chord AB (from point A), is equal to:

16.9 %. |

27.5 %. |

35.5 %. |

30.4 %. |

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#### Explanation: A jet aeroplane, with the geometrical characteristics shown in the appendix, has a take-off weight (W) of 460 000 N and a centre of gravity (point G on annex) located at 15.40 m from the zero reference point.At the last moment the station manager has 12 000 N of freight added in the forward compartment at 10 m from the zero reference point.The final location of the centre of gravity, calculated in percentage of mean aerodynamic chord AB (from point A), is equal to:

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