With 900,000 Unit Load Devices (ULDs) in service valued at over one billion USD, ULDs are expensive assets that require correct handling.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​The ULD Regulations (ULDR) contains both technical and operational standard specifications and regulatory requirements as well as airlines requirements applicable to overall ULD operations.

The Unit Load Devices Regulations (ULDR) contains both technical and operational standard specifications and regulatory requirements as well as airline requirements applicable to overall ULD operations. The ULDR provides common requirements from ICAO and national CAAs as well as Weight & Balance Manual rules applicable to ULDs. It contains the minimum standard specifications for designing and manufacturing ULDs that conform to IATA, ISO, SAE, and other national and international standards. It also contains training requirements and standards supporting material for airlines to create operations manuals containing ULD related content.
 

Benefits & Features of the ULDR include:

  • Contains references to the airworthiness/ certification and safety requirements issued by ICAO and major civil aviation authorities that are applicable to ULD
  • Contains references to ISO and SAE technical specifications for the design, materials, testing, and marking of ULD
  • Contains industry standards and procedures for ULD management and operations
  • Contains comprehensive training requirements that commensurate with functions and responsibilities for any party involved to comply with
  • Is a single set of regulations for all parties involved conforming to legally applicable and industry agreed regulations

The key changes to ULDR 8th edition include:

  • Addition of Aircraft Operating Limitations/ ULD Limitations applicable to ULD Build-up
  • Clarification on ULD Tag completion requirements
  • Addition of illustration of ULD components listed on the ULD ODLN
  • Clarification on ULD training requirements regarding recurrent training interval
  • Removal of obsolete ULD Type Codes

 

Unit Load Device Regulations
8th edition *** effective as of January 2020 ***

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