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Aircraft Weight and Balance (Classroom, 5 days)

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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.

Course details

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisites: Participants should be knowledgeable in airport layouts, operations and facilities

What you will learn

  • Understand the basic principles of flight related to aircraft weight and balance
  • Become familiar with terms used in the field
  • Understand and identify the various weights used in the compilation of a load-sheet
  • Construct indexes and understand their use
  • Become familiar with the design of trim charts
  • Review the standard IATA manual load-sheet and drop line trim chart and the IATA standard electronic data processed load-sheet

Who should attend

  • Airline and ground service provider staff working in operations
  • Airline staff working at an airport
  • Ground handling agents & supervisors
  • Future load controllers
  • Ramp and loading supervisors


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