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Please define LMC and explain

I attempted to google but can't find the logical answer. Saw this LMC on a trip fuel sheet of paper.


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  1. Bill Trussell on Feb 17, 2012

    Is it possible that LMC refers to an airport destination? Three letters………….

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  2. nine on Feb 17, 2012

    No its not an airport ident, 
    I saw it couple of times again, mainly to do with big commercial jets

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    Paul Tocknell on Feb 17, 2012

    This is for Weight and Balance calculations.   This is the difference between maximum weight and actual weight.  You’ll see this figure on load sheets.

    LMC stands for “last minute changes”.  Usually “underload before LMC” will be followed by a figure which represents how much you’ll be under the maximum aircraft ramp weight before last minute changes like additional passengers, cargo, etc.   Usually there is somekind of table nearby where you can quickly add those last minute changes as well.



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