Definition of useful load in English:

useful load

Syllabification: use·ful load


  • The load able to be carried by an aircraft in addition to its own weight.
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    • Previous research identified conventional cost drivers for aircraft CERs, to include empty weight, speed, useful load, wing area, power, landing speed, and production quantity.
    • The result is an empty weight of only 1,334 pounds, leaving a useful load of 466 pounds.
    • Weighing about 7000-lbs, with a useful load of 2800-lbs, Lindbergh's Sirius had a top speed of 185-mph and cruised at 150-mph.

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