all-up weight

noun

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 MunsonBombers in Service . .. Since 19601975
  • … for a given all-up weight of glider, a gentle stall will always occur at the same indicated stalling speed.
  • —Derek PiggottGliding1976

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First Known Use of all-up weight

1922


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