Daleaholic From UK - England, joined Oct 2005, 3194 posts, RR: 14 Reply 3, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2031 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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