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What does TOW stand for?

TOW stands for Take-Off Weight (aviation)

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The jetmaker will raise the maximum take-off weight to 575t, corresponding to a 6t increase on the current heaviest variant and 15t above the basic specification.
It also points out that the crew flew the smaller A340-300, and that the lower weight figure would have been acceptable as a take-off weight for this aircraft type.
The new tax, which is designed to tackle climate change, will be calculated on the basis of the maximum take-off weight on flights times the distance travelled.
The feasibility study portion of the project is in its final stages and Irkut informs that the TTA will have a maximum take-off weight of 55 tonnes, a top range of 6000 km, can carry 82 soldiers or 74 paratroopers and its cargo cabin will be almost 3.
Its 560-tonne take-off weight is more than seven times that of the popular Airbus A320 airliner.