Re: differing MGTOW for same model aircraft operated by

Date:         08 Sep 97 02:03:47 
From:         pab@po.CWRU.Edu (Pete Babic)
Organization: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (USA)
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In a previous article, D.P.Rhodes@lboro.ac.uk (Darren Rhodes) says:
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>Indeed, Airbus in a A3XX brochure has contested why airports charge on
>MTOW and not pax for landing/nav fees as this will adversly affect the
>cost for an A3XX type aircraft.

I would imagine it is similar to a turnpike charging by vehicle class.
Heavier aircraft put more wear and tear on the runways, etc.

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