BASIC EMPTY WEIGHTS

G-BNKI 1195lbs
G-BSCZ 1210lbs
G-BVTM 1167lbs
G-EGWN 1141lbs
G-EDGA 1549lbs

If unsure consult the aircraft’s pilot operating handbook and document

 

CAA SAFETY FACTORS

TAKE – OFF

CONDITIONINCREASE IN TAKE-OFF TO HEIGHT OF 50FTFACTOR
A 10% INCREASE IN AIRCRAFT WEIGHT 20% 1.2
AN INCREASE OF 1000FT IN AERODROME ALT 10% 1.1
AN INCREASE OF 10’C IN AMBIENT TEMP 10% 1.1
DRY GRASS – UP TO 20CM ON FIRM SOIL 15% 1.15
WET 15% 1.15
WET GRASS – UP TO 20CM ON FIRM SOIL 30% 1.3
A 2% UPSLOPE 10% 1.1
A TAILWIND OF 10% OF LIFT- OFF SPEED 20% 1.2
SOFT GROUND OR SNOW 25% 1.25

LANDING

CONDITIONINCREASE IN TAKE-OFF TO HEIGHT OF 50FTFACTOR
A 10% INCREASE IN AIRCRAFT WEIGHT 10% 1.1
AN INCREASE OF 1000FT IN AERODROME ALT 5% 1.05
WET PAVED RUNWAY 15% 1.15
AN INCREASE OF 10’C IN AMBIENT TEMPL 5% 1.05
DRY GRASS – UP TO 20CM ON FIRM SOIL 45% 1.45
A 2% DOWNSLOPE 10% 1.1
A TAILWIND OF 10% OF LIFT- OFF SPEED 20% 1.2
SOFT GROUND OR SNOW 25% 1.25

AIRFIELD DIAGRAMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some useful flight planning links worth a read:

http://www.caa.co.uk/application.aspx?catid=33&pagetype=65&appid=11&mode=detail&id=2375

https://www.caa.co.uk/docs/64/VFR_Guide_2011_update.pdf