How is an Aircraft Weighed

Posted on June 8, 2021

NSM provides the custom weighing system used to weigh and calculate the center of gravity for the F-35 fighter jets at locations all over the world. We also sell the equipment used to test the yield strengthand tensile strength of next generation composites, fasteners and strong yet lightweight materials that are used to make the current and next generation aircraft, helicopters and spacecraft. We sell counting scales to manage inventory of small valuable parts that are used in the aerospace manufacturing process and offer handheld mechanical, digital and hydraulic force gauges used to test and inspect multiple parts of airplanes and helicopters before and during their usable lifespan.

But how exactly is an aircraft weighed? Read more on Simply Flying, then contact NSM for help with all your aircraft weighing needs.


Aerospace & Aviation