all-up weight


Definition of all-up weight

chiefly British
: the total weight of an aircraft, boat, or vehicle when it is fully loaded (as during takeoff) In this configuration the aircraft's all-up weight is just over a hundred tons.— Kenneth Munson, Bombers in Service . .. Since 1960, 1975 … for a given all-up weight of glider, a gentle stall will always occur at the same indicated stalling speed.— Derek Piggott, Gliding, 1976

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First Known Use of all-up weight

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“All-up weight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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