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Gap Between LD3's  
User currently offlineTod From Denmark, joined Aug 2004, 1734 posts, RR: 3
Posted (2 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2609 times:

What is the nominal gap between LD3 containers?

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Tod

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User currently offlinefxra From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 714 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (2 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2550 times:

Not nearly the amount you see on movies. Usually a few inches. Maximization of loadable space is the goal.


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User currently offlineclydenairways From Ireland, joined Jan 2007, 1296 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 10 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 2404 times:

Quoting fxra (Reply 1):
Not nearly the amount you see on movies. Usually a few inches. Maximization of loadable space is the goal.

Yeah, some of those scenes make the holds look like the size of a stadium.


User currently offlineDaleaholic From UK - England, joined Oct 2005, 3208 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (2 years 10 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2378 times:

I believe on older aircraft it could be up to 30cm between containers, however it is determined by location of the 'stops' on the hold floor. As has been mentioned, it tends to be only a couple of inches, if that. The containers are designed the be a pretty tight fit.


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User currently offlineB777LRF From Luxembourg, joined Nov 2008, 1475 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (2 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 2188 times:

If you stack load them, which is allowed on certain types, the distance is nil, naught, nada, zip, zilch.


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