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AC 120-85A - Air Cargo Operations

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120-85A - Air Cargo Operations

Date Issued
June 25, 2015
Responsible Office
AFS-300
Description

This advisory circular (AC) provides operators with recommended procedures for managing cargo operations. Developing and using these comprehensive procedures is key to establishing a safe and efficient cargo operation. The AC provides guidance for aircraft cargo loading systems (CLS), restraints, special cargo, and unit load devices (ULD)This AC is not mandatory and does not constitute a regulation. This AC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, of complying with applicable regulations to manage cargo operations.

  • The terms must and will are used in this AC to reflect regulatory requirements.
  • When this AC uses suggestive and permissive language (e.g., should and may), it is used to describe recommended or acceptable means, but not the only means, to comply with this AC.

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