PALLETIZATION AND TIE-DOWN. What is a ULD?. The term ULD or Unit Load Device shall mean any type of aircraft container or pallet.
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The term ULD or Unit Load Device shall mean any type of aircraft container or pallet.
Aircraft units are ULDs which interface directly with the aircraft loading and restraint system and meet all restraint requirements without the use of supplementary equipment. As such they are an integral part of the aircraft
If a heavy piece of cargo is not spread correctly, it can damage the loading systems and/or the area of the aircraft that the ULD is in contact with. We use spreader boards to make sure that the weight of cargo is evenly distributed.
A spreader board is a length of timber that when placed beneath a package will distribute the weight over a large area