Change Forum... Civil Aviation Travel, Polls & Prefs Tech/Ops Aviation Hobby Aviation Photography Photography Feedback Trip Reports Military Av & Space Non-Aviation Site Related LIVE Chat My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search
 What Is The Measure Of Freighter Efficiency?
 N6376m From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted Wed Oct 27 2004 18:05:22 UTC (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 4661 times:

 Please forgive me if this is a stupid question - I know that airplane manufacturers market their passenger planes based on direct CASM? Is there an equivalent measure for freighter aircraft (i.e. Cost per available pound (kg) mile) that is used to quickly determine which aircraft is more efficient? Thanks. -76M
 B727-200 From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 1051 posts, RR: 2 Reply 1, posted Thu Oct 28 2004 02:46:44 UTC (11 years 7 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 4537 times:

 In Australia (we use the metric system), freight carried is measured in cents per Revenue Tonne Kilometres (RTK's), with the cost to operate the service measured in cents per Available Tonne Kilometres (ATK's). So, if you have a 1,500 km flight with a 20 Tonne payload that costs \$12,000 to operate, the cost per ATK would be calculated as follows: \$12,000 / 20 Tonnes / 1,500km = \$0.40 per ATK This is a very simplistic model, but should answer you question. B727-200.
 Wheeltug From Australia, joined Jan 2006, 11 posts, RR: 0 Reply 2, posted Thu Apr 27 2006 03:13:11 UTC (10 years 1 month 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 4413 times:

 Is there data available to break down between complete cost to operate (loading etc....) and just the cost of flight with the extra weight? I'm trying to work out the marginal cost of adding or removing weight from an aircraft. Thanks! Joseph
 Top Of Page Change Forum... Civil Aviation Travel, Polls & Prefs Tech/Ops Aviation Hobby Aviation Photography Photography Feedback Trip Reports Military Av & Space Non-Aviation Site Related LIVE Chat Forum Index

Reply To This Topic What Is The Measure Of Freighter Efficiency?
• Tech/Ops related posts only!
• Not Tech/Ops related? Use the other forums
• No adverts of any kind. This includes web pages.
• No hostile language or criticizing of others.
• Do not post copyright protected material.
• Use relevant and describing topics.
• DETAILED RULES

 Similar topics: More similar topics...
What Is The Range Of A Plane Radio? posted Mon Apr 17 2006 19:49:51 by Lenbrazil
What Is The Purpose Of The Flight Director On AP? posted Sat Nov 19 2005 21:31:03 by Julesmusician
What Is The Function Of "prop Sync"? posted Thu Aug 25 2005 22:48:17 by ArniePie
C17A - What Is The Purpose Of This Window? posted Tue Jul 5 2005 05:29:30 by ZKEYE
What Is The Purpose Of Iata Numbers? posted Sat Jan 1 2005 21:04:59 by DeltaWings
What Is The Power Of VHF Radios On Airliners? posted Sun Oct 10 2004 23:25:31 by KDTWFlyer
What Is The Point Of Seats Fwd During Takeoff? posted Wed Jan 14 2004 07:26:31 by KBUF737
What Is The Purpose Of "drooping" Ailerons posted Sun Aug 17 2003 17:56:25 by Olympic A-340
What Is The Edge Of Space (Altitude In Feet) posted Mon Sep 30 2002 19:27:43 by Wardialer
What Is The Sound Of BR715 During Start-up? posted Fri Jul 5 2002 19:06:06 by BR715-A1-30