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Old 28th Apr 2019, 23:24
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Originally Posted by BluSdUp View Post
I think the point is the Max has a nose heavy empty weight and that the take off trim band ( Green) has been moved aft to compensate! The question is did Boeing have to move/ expand the rest of the envelope to avoid restrictions on the loading of the aircraft making a not so fantastic economic choice?
I have no data to suggest that changes any changes to the c.g. envelope have any meaningful impact to the operation of the MAX vs the NG. During normal airline operations, it is highly unusual to see this aircraft loaded anywhere near a limit. That generally comes up only on ferry/reposition flights with certain fuel loads or situations where a cargo compartment is placarded.
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