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.
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
Basic theory of flight
Basic aircraft weight
Aircraft operating weight
Aircraft structural and limiting weights
Theory of balance
Balance theory applied to aircraft
Drop line trim chart and its function
The manual load/trim sheet and the standard IATA EDP Load/trim sheet
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An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.
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