R44 II Weight and Balance definitions

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  1. Reference Datum
    An imaginary vertical plane from which all horizontal distances are measured for balance purposes
  2. Arm
    Horizontal distance from the reference datum to the center of gravity (CG) of an item
  3. Moment
    The weight of an item multiplied by its ARM
  4. Center of gravity (CG)
    Point at which a helicopter would balance if suspended
  5. Payload
    Weight of occupants, cargo, and baggage
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R44 II Weight and Balance definitions
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