Accession Number : AD0762551
Title : Air Cargo Support Facilities for Army Airlift Operations
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.
Corporate Author : CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL
Personal Author(s) : Stahl, Charles S
PDF Url : AD0762551
Report Date : May 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 28
Abstract : The report analyzes cargo handling systems currently in use at air freight terminals. The study includes the conventional procedures which use conveyors or forklifts, pallets or containers, as well as an experimental towline-towcart Dortech system. Various operational areas within a terminal, such as the truck or aircraft loading and unloading docks, pallet buildup and breakdown stations, and the consolidation area are described in detail.
Descriptors : *AIR TRANSPORTATION, *ARMY OPERATIONS, *CARGO, *GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, CONTAINERS, CONVEYORS, FORKLIFT VEHICLES, HANDLING, HOISTS, LOGISTICS, PALLETS, STORAGE
Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE