What’s It Really Weigh?

Don't shortchange major installations by not generating an accurate weight and balance report. Putting it on the scales is worth the effort.

Part of the sales pitch for investing in a modern all-glass upgrade like the Dynon SkyView or Garmin G3X Touch system is the ultimate weight savings that tags along with the project. Sure, yanking out the vacuum system and the round-gauge gyros in favor of electronic instruments generally will yield a sizable weight savings. But just because the new weight and balance report shows more useful load doesn't necessarily mean the numbers are accurate. In fact, that new report can be grossly inaccurate.
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