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Definition

Moment is force that causes or tries to cause an object to rotate. In aviation, moment is used to calculate Centre of Gravity(CG) and is derived by multiplying the weight of an item by its arm.

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Further Reading

ICAO Annex 8: Airworthiness of Aircraft.

US FAA Aircraft Weight and Balance