LS6 (a, b) NEO
On Thursday, 24 September 2020 at 23:47:32 UTC+1, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Dan Daly wrote on 9/24/2020 2:59 PM:
I can imagine why the cockpit load would be reduced, but have no idea why it would
The maximum cockpit load can have 3 conditions - the all-up weight, the forward c of g limit, and the maximum weight of non-lifting parts
The last of these is related to the bending loads of the wing. Perhaps if the wingtip is made a bit heavier this relieves bending slightly and the max cockpit load might increase, depending on the other limits.
Admittedly this is speculation and could be ill-founded.