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5485 — Aircraft Weight and Balance Operating

This occupation includes jobs that involve examining single and multiple engine aircraft for weight and balance purposes, weighing the aircraft, computing weight and balance factors, and releasing the aircraft for flight with respect to weight and balance. This work requires knowledge of the general aircraft structure and the location of various aircraft components, operation of aircraft weighing scales, procedures for weighing each type of aircraft, and methods of computing weight and balance data.