Aerospace & Defense
A light aircraft is an aircraft that has a maximum gross takeoff weight of 12,500 lb (5,670 kg) or less. The many uses of light aircraft include aerial surveying, such as monitoring pipelines. They are also used for light cargo operations, such as "feeding" cargo hubs, as well as some passenger operations. Light aircraft are also used for marketing purposes, such as banner towing and skywriting. Primary flight instruction is also conduc..