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Define the following terms:

(a) arm (moment arm);

(b) datum;

(c) moment (including units used);

(d) centre of gravity (C of G);

(e) longitudinal C of G range and associated limits;

(f) station;

(g) basic aircraft empty weight (standard empty weight);

(h) zero fuel weight (ZFW);

(i) gross weight (AUW);

(j) maximum certified take-off weight (MCTOW).

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