Video: NTSB warns pilots about weight and balance

​The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a Safety Alert for General Aviation pilots, called “Minding Weight, Maintaining Balance: Improper or Unperformed Calculations Can Be Fatal.” NTSB officials note that between 2008 and 2016, the probable causes of 136 GA accidents were related to pilots improperly conducting preflight performance calculations for weight and balance or […]

Video: Weight and Balance

Smitty Smith of FunPlacesToFly.com recently posted this video he shot as Tom Ferraro, an A&P/IA, performs a Weight and Balance on his 1969 Cessna 172K. Watch and listen as he goes into detail on the process: Smitty Smith of FunPlacesToFly.com recently posted this video he shot as Tom Ferraro, an A&P/IA, performs a Weight and Balance on […]