45 BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo Airline Personnel Cont Loadmasters

45 bsab 410 management of air cargo airline personnel

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45 BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo
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Airline Personnel (Cont.) Loadmasters Commercial airlines Supervise loading and unloading of cargo in the aircraft Performs pre-flight and post-flight inspections of cargo equipment May have flight or nonflying duties Reviews cargo manifest Verifies security of cargo, mail, and baggage Verifies aircraft is loaded according to load distribution plan Computes weight and balance for the aircraft Pilot is responsible A loaded aircraft conforms to the maximum weight allowed and the weight is carefully balanced for the required center of gravity 46 BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo
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Airline Personnel (Cont.) Loadmaster (Military) All the duties of civilian loadmaster Flight crew member Conducts cargo and personnel airdrops Verifies cargo and personnel are properly loaded and offloaded from the aircraft 47 BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo
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Airline Personnel (Cont.) Flight Dispatchers FAA licensed 14 CFR Part 65 Considered captain on the ground Flight planning and scheduling operations Payloads (such as passengers, mail, and cargo) Weather specialists Monitors progress of all flights dispatched and returning Liaison between the pilot and ground service personnel Familiar with all types of aircraft operated by the company Freight arriving too late and too early can create financial losses and customer problems. 48 BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo
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Airline Personnel (Cont.) Ground Handlers Offer both passenger and cargo services Loading and unloading of cargo Using proper restraint system Cargo build up and tear down Cargo profiling Air cargo handler or worker Packers or Packaging Specialists Packing, packaging, identification and labels, comply within electrostatic discharge requirements, and hazardous materials identification 49 BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo
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Airline Personnel (Cont.) Equipment Operators and Material Handlers Many job classifications Fork Lift driver K-loader driver Dock handler Cargo and freight agents Ramp loaders 50 BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo
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Military Aerial Port Personnel Loadmasters (flight crew member) K-loader and forklift operator Cargo Processing Specialist Customer Service Representative Ramp Services and Dispatcher Air Terminal Operations Center 51 BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo
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References Air Transport Association of America. (2009). ATA airline handbook. Retrieved . edu/online-full- text/books-online/1064.pdf Air Transport Association changed name to Airlines for America, 1 Dec 2011. Sales, M. (2017). Air cargo management: Air freight and the global supply chain (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. 52 BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo
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