The ramp of the aircraft
The ramp of the aircraft

The ramp of the aircraft


Ramp - a device that is performing loading and unloading operations on the airplane.

Presented motorized hatch located in the aft or forward fuselage, able to descend to the earth's surface. Usually equipped with a ramp military transport and cargo planes, sometimes the ladder-ramp can be found on airliners.

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Due to the loading ramp can be carried out directly "on board", ie freight cars drove up to the aircraft closely and may even enter into the cargo compartment.

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Some loads, such as heavy armor, can be loaded only with the help of a ramp. Dimensions of the ramp of the aircraft Airbus Beluga allow it to perform the loading of the fuselage of another aircraft. Also going through the open landing ramp personnel with a parachute that flies on a military transport plane.

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