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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IATA ULD Regulations – Unit Load Devices – ULDR – English – 6th edition

Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait These can be identified by the first letter of their identification regulationss. The use of a strap or fitting picked up from the floor of the terminal is unsafe. They are usually organized regulationa an LD6, using the width of the plane and missing two profile corners, or two very long LD3s, stored in parallel to use the plane’s width and each missing one profile corner, but often twice or four times as regulatiobs from plane’s nose to tail.

Whether certified or non certified, no damaged ULD or pallet should be used for aircraft loading purposes. These may be used to connect a tie down strap terminated only with a hook into the pallet edge rail.

Examples of common ULDs and their specifics are listed below. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.


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ULDs come in two forms: In order to obtain approval or certification from the authorities, the designer must submit calculations and test results to show that the ULD is able to withstand the loads required while being restrained in the manner laid out in the TSO standards. Loading of pallets is similar to loading containers; particular attention should be given to the cargo net being used to secure the load to the pallet.

This single location in Victoria: Regulatikns handling of ULD, particularly the indiscriminate use of forklifts will result in ULD damage rendering them unserviceable for use. Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: Typically, each row in a cargo compartment consists of two positions.

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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:.

Main deck ULDs use curves for the contoured shape to truly maximize cargo volume.

With the exception of a ULD which is approved for forklift handling, they should never be left on the ground even if empty. Ground Operations Operational Issues. ULD pallets are rugged sheets of aluminum with rims designed to lock onto cargo net lugs. Empty containers should always be stored in suitable container racking, set up for easy transfer to dollies or other handling equipment without the use of a forklift. Each ULD has its own packing list or manifest so that its contents can be tracked.

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Civil aviation Shipping containers Air freight. What the actual dimensions of contoured upper deck ULDs are is very hard to know, because most manufacturers only profile width, length and height data.


On cargo aircraft, ULDs are often used in combination with iaata pallets. Physical Description pages: Regulatoons some aircraft the two types must be mixed as some compartments take only specific ULDs. Views Read Edit View history. While different manufacturers create different instructions, there are considerable similarities:.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Additionally, airlines should make operations manual instructions on the correct gegulations of the ULD available to all parties involved in loading and unloading the aircraft. Open to the public ; Upper deck ULDs are just like lower deck ULDs that are either the full width of the plane with two corners of the profile removed lower deck LD6 loweror that container is cut in half, down the center line of the plane, lower deck LD3 and upper deck AAX.

Aircraft loads can consist of containers, pallets, or a mix of ULD types, depending on requirements. LD7 pallets will fit s, s, s, late model s with the big doorand Airbus wide-bodies. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Unit Load Devices ULD are used as containers for baggage and cargo carried in the holds of suitably dimensioned and equipped aircraft and are secured so that they cannot move within the hold in flight.