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This course provides an all-encompassing course for newcomers to the field of load control. Learn the theories and principles of weight and balance as per the standard IATA Design Manual and Automated Load Sheet. This course prepares you for the Load Controller certification.
The basic theory of flight
Aircraft weights and indexes at different flight stages
Initial aircraft weights and indexes
Aircraft operating and structural weights
Aircraft limiting weights
Theory of balance
Balance theory applied to aircraft
Dropline trim chart and its function
The manual load/trim sheet and the standard EDP Load/trim sheet compilation
What Do Participants Learn?
Summarize the basic principles of flight, related to aircraft weight and balance
Recognize the terms used in the field Identify the various weights used in the compilation of a load sheet Analyze the use of indexes and % Mean Aerodynamic Chord (MAC)
Recognize the design of trim and table charts
Review the standard manual load sheet and drop line trim chart and the standard electronic data processed load sheet
Who Should Attend?
Ramp/loading/passengers handling supervisors
Ramp/loading/passengers handling agents
Airline staff working at an airport
Ground handling agents and supervisors
Future load controllers
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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Aircraft Weight & Balance Principles
Theory of Flight
Principles of Balance
Structural Strength Limits Principles on Fuel
lTake Off Fuel
Fuel Loading (Standard/Non-Standard)
Ballast Fuel General Principles of Balance
Principles of Centre of Gravity (CG)
Movement of CG
Mean Aerodynamic Chord /Reference Chord
MAC / RC
Safe Range of MAC/RC by percent
Stab Trim Settings Structural Strength Limits
The General Design Limits
Hold/Compartment/Loading Position Limits Load Control and Distribution
Unit Load Devices (ULD)
Aircraft Structural Loading Limitations
Loading Restraint Systems
Dangerous Goods and Special Items
Loading Instruction/Report (LIR)
Load & Trim Sheet Distribution of Special Load & Dangerous Goods