The IATA ULD Regulations (ULDR) provides a simple point of reference for common technical and operational standards, regulatory requirements, and carrier. January sees the publication of the second edition of the IATA ULD Regulations. One might well ask, coming just one year after the first. Users of the ULD Regulations. Customer Type. Example. ↗ Airlines . The implementation of IATA ULD Regulations is one acceptable means of compliance.
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The use of cargo straps to secure any piece of cargo in lieu of a uldd requires great care and should only be done in accordance with the carriers specified procedures.
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The use of a strap or fitting picked up from the floor of the terminal is unsafe. LD7 pallets will fit s, s, s, late model s with the big doorand Airbus wide-bodies. The rapid growth of air travel, especially air cargo, over the past 10 years has resulted in some ULDs being handled in sub standard facilities using inappropriate handling practices.
Unit Load Devices (ULD) – SKYbrary Aviation Safety
Many air cargo companies use main deck ULDs that have both features called dual-profile, so that on smaller planes such as the Boeingthey are stored widthwise and have two corners contoured, and on the bigger Boeingthey can be rotated 90 degrees and shipped in parallel like LD3s, so that only one corner is contoured when being used like an Iaha. Empty containers should only be stacked where there exists proper training and controls and where the containers are designed to be lifted by reguulations.
These can be identified by uls first letter of their identification code:. Ground Operations Content source: PMCs can only be loaded in cargo compartments with large doors designed to accept them small door compartments are container only. Tags What are tags? It allows a large quantity of cargo to be bundled into a single unit.
Containers and pallets should be identified by a unique combination of letters and numbers. Typically, each row in a cargo compartment consists of two positions.
IATA ULD Regulations – Unit Load Devices – ULDR – English – 6th edition
ULDs come in two forms: This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat Currently the 2 most commonly used certification standards are:. Each ULD has its own packing list or manifest so that its contents can be tracked.
Container capacity of an aircraft is measured in positions. The primary purpose of ULD is to improve flight safety compared to bulk loading of holds. These standards regulqtions state clearly that unless a ULD is specifically designed to be handled by a forklift it should not be so handled; otherwise damage may result.
This greatly simplifies transportation of cargo containers at slight cost of cargo volume. Civil aviation Shipping containers Air freight. These loads are extremely high, in order to prove that the design is capable of restraining the contents of the loaded ULD under extreme flight conditions, for example:.
Retrieved from ” https: The less common LD1 is designed specifically for thebut LD3s are more commonly used in its place because of ubiquity they have the same floor dimensions such that one LD3 takes the place of one LD1. It is the responsibility of the ULD designer to create clear instructions regarding the use of the ULD, and to include them in the operations manual.
IATA 2018 ULD Regulations – Unit Load Devices – ULDR – English – 6th edition
View online Borrow Buy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. ULD pallets are rugged sheets of aluminum with rims designed to lock onto cargo net regulztions. Ground Operations Operational Issues. Skip to content Skip to search.
Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: None of your libraries hold this item. Incorrect regulatlons of ULD, particularly the indiscriminate use of forklifts will result in ULD damage rendering them unserviceable for use.
Policies vary from airline to airline as to whether such transfers are allowed.