Aircraft Cargo Door, Handling System Designs Seek Greater Efficiency

freighter conversion
Vallair notes that metallic structures and hydraulic main-deck door-activation systems have proved reliable for freighter conversions.
Credit: Vallair
With a growing market for passenger-to-freighter conversions, the major airframe components directly involved with main deck handling of bulk freight and cargo contained within unit load devices are seeing more attention. Vendors of cargo-handling systems have responded and are offering a new...

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