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NAVAIR 01-1B-40

TECHNICAL MANUAL

WEIGHT AND BALANCE DATA

MODEL _______________ AIRCRAFT SERIAL NO. ____________________

This REVISION supersedes previous version Dated 1 October 1990

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PUBLISHED BY DIRECTION OF THE COMMANDER, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND

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15 AUGUST 2003
NATEC ELECTRONIC MANUAL

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......................................................................................1-1 1-4................................. Supply of Forms ....... Aircraft Weighing Requirements....................................................................1-2 1-6............................................................. User Comments ................................................................................ i ..................1-3 1-10............................................ Purpose ...........................................................................................................................1-3 1-8.......................................... Weight & Balance Flight Clearance Requirements ...1-3 FORMS AND CHARTS .............................1-2 1-7..... Covers ................................................................................................1-1 1-2...... Responsibilities ........................................................................................ Related References...............................................................1-3 1-9..........................................1-2 1-5........................................................1-1 1-3..................... Charts And Forms .......................................................................... Maintenance of Handbooks......................2-1 II..........................................................1-1 1-1............................................................ Title Page INTRODUCTION ..........................................................NAVAIR 01-1B-40 Table of Contents Number I...........................................

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The only data to be inserted on the charts and forms in this manual shall be data applicable to the individual aircraft. The charts and forms are identified below and copies are provided for reference in SECTION II: 1-3. manufacture and modification of aircraft. USN/USMC AWBS Handbook. Contains guidance for contractor weight control for the design. DD FORM 365: RECORD OF WEIGHT AND BALANCE PERSONNEL. NATOPS Flight Manuals for Individual Aircraft Models. Aircraft weights should be used as guidance only. 1-3. This manual of weight and balance data. guidance and direction regarding weight and balance control. and Form F for current weight and balance information for that aircraft. Requirements relative to use of automated systems such as AWBS are provided in NA 01-1B-50. 1-1 . The Weight and Balance Sections of the General Flight and Operating Instructions. OPNAVINST 4790. This form is used to provide a continuous record of weight and balance personnel responsible for maintaining the aircraft weight and balance handbook and preparation of DD Form 365-4. The Weight and Balance Sections of the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP) volumes I & II. CHARTS AND FORMS. Check the specific aircraft Chart C. RELATED REFERENCES.7. Chart E. PURPOSE. This manual is to remain with the aircraft and under the control of the Weight and Balance Officer for the reporting custodian of the aircraft. Detailed instructions for use of these charts and forms are included in NA 01-1B-50. however.3. Technical Manual NA 01-1B-50 USN/USMC WEIGHT AND BALANCE CONTROL FOR AIRCRAFT. 7.2. Society of Allied Weights Engineers Recommended Practice (RP) No. The charts and forms referred to herein may differ in nomenclature and arrangement from those shown in previously published copies of this manual since the charts are revised from time to time. in case the manual is lost during the separation. Contains top-level guidance and direction regarding field weight and balance control for Naval aircraft.4. 1-2. 1-2. the serial number of which appears on the title page and on the various forms and charts. including instructions for use of this manual and aircraft specific weight and balance data. such as the Automated Weight and Balance System (AWBS) to assist in maintaining weight and balance control of assigned aircraft. used in accordance with the requirements set forth in Technical Manual NA 011B-50. It contains top-level guidance and direction and is to be used as the permanent binder for the forms and charts that provide the means for continuous record and control of weight and balance of the aircraft. including instructions for the preparation of the Basic Weight Check List (Chart A) and the Loading Data (Chart E). Activities may use computer-based systems.1. Contains direction regarding weight and balance clearance for flight.6. Contains information.1. Provides detailed instruction on the use of the Automated Weight and Balance System (AWBS) for preparing and maintaining Weight and Balance Handbook charts and forms.NAVAIR 01-1B-40 SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION 1-1.2. If the aircraft is to be deployed or separated from the reporting custodian for an extended period of time. the general principle of use will not change. 1-2. Contain the weight and balance (center of gravity) operating limitations for individual aircraft models. Weight and balance personnel shall be familiar with the following related technical manuals (supplementary data to this manual) and other related documents: 1-2.5. The system of field weight and balance control requires the use of several different charts and forms. provides a standard system of field weight and balance control for Navy aircraft. OPNAVINST 3710. the Weight and Balance Officer shall copy and retain the latest page of Chart C from the manual. 1-2. 1-2. 1-2.

charts.1 Records of weight and balance for all assigned aircraft are current and maintained in the correct format.2 Procedures are in place to ensure that weight and balance flight clearance requirements are met. Weight and Balance Flight Clearance requirements are in NA01-1B-50. This form is used to record data obtained from the actual aircraft weight and balance measurement. RESPONSIBILITIES. at time of delivery. moment or index. which are. 1-4.2.2.5. graphs and other information necessary to perform aircraft loading control (weight and balance flight clearance computations) and to accomplish actual weighings for a specific aircraft model. Chart A (DD Form 365-1) – BASIC WEIGHT CHECKLIST RECORD. The aircraft manufacturer inserts all identifying data on the title page of this manual and on the various charts and forms.4. Aircraft weighing requirements are delineated in NA 01-1B-50. Chart C (DD Form 365-3) – BASIC WEIGHT AND BALANCE RECORD. moment or index. The aircraft reporting custodian shall ensure that: 1-4. 1-4.2 Vol.NAVAIR 01-1B-40 1-3. It is a list of basic weight equipment and other items. Form F (DD FORM 365-4) – WEIGHT AND BALANCE CLEARANCE FORM. Responsibilities and requirements for the NADEP's are in OPNAVINST 4790. 1-2 . 1-3. 1-4. referred to as Chart A.2. and center of gravity position. and center of gravity calculations for a specific loading arrangement on a specific aircraft to ensure the aircraft remains within its weight and balance limitations. Form B (DD Form 365-2) – AIRCRAFT WEIGHING RECORD. 1-3. by aircraft compartment. Contains loading data. installed in the aircraft. II chapter 8 and in NA-01-1B-50. if applicable. WEIGHT AND BALANCE FLIGHT CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS. 1-5. All subsequent changes in weight and balance shall be recorded by weight and balance technicians in accordance with instructions contained herein and in NA 01-1B-50. or may be. 1-4. The basic weight checklist record is a completed collection of DD forms 365-1 for a particular aircraft. Chart E – LOADING DATA. It is a continuous and permanent record of aircraft weight. 1-4.2. 1-3.1.3 Weight and balance impacts of modifications are properly recorded on the weight and balance charts of affected aircraft. 1-6.3. This record is a continuous series of completed DD Forms 365-3.3.2. 1-3. AIRCRAFT WEIGHING REQUIREMENTS. The Type Commanders shall ensure that reporting custodians establish an effective system for weight and balance control of aircraft assigned to their command. He completes all charts. including sample weight and balance clearance Form F.6. 1-4. This form records the weight.

SUITE 3240-E5 48110 SHAW ROAD. and recommendations relative to this manual. COVERS. Corrections or changes to the Charts A and E for specific aircraft models are disseminated by NAVAIRSYSCOM (AIR-4.5) in the most appropriate manner for each change. SUPPLY OF FORMS. See NA 01-1B-50 section 4-12 for detailed instructions on Weight and Balance Handbook maintenance.1. omissions. or AWBS shall be directed to: COMMANDER NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND MASS PROPERTIES DIVISION. MAINTENANCE OF HANDBOOKS.5 BLDG 2187. 1-8.1. Errors. the DD 365 series forms. 1-9. 1-10. AIR 4. USER COMMENTS.5). questions.MIL Changes or corrections to this manual are made through normal technical manual change procedure. 1-3 . UNIT 5 PATUXENT RIVER.NAVY.1. Use DD Form 1348.NAVAIR 01-1B-40 1-7. Forms prescribed in this manual may be requisitioned through normal distribution channels. COM (301) 342-0205 BOWSERCC@NAVAIR. Hard plastic covers for this manual are available from NAVAIR (AIR 4. MD 20670-1906 DSN 342-0205.

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................................................................. 2-5 Form B – Aircraft Weighing Record ......NAVAIR 01-1B-40 SECTION 2 FORMS AND CHARTS Number DD 365 DD 365-1 DD 365-2 DD 365-3 DD 365-4 Title Page Record of Weight and Balance Personnel .......................... 2-11 2-1 .................................................. 2-9 Weight and Balance Clearance Form F .. 2-7 Chart C – Basic Weight and Balance Record ........................................................................ 2-3 Chart A – Basic Weight Check List Record .....................................................................................................................................................................

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