The 757 is narrow-bodied, short to medium range aircraft which can carry approximately 5 tonnes of cargo together with a full passenger load. The aircraft has two underfloor holds consisting of five compartments. The forward hold (compartments 1 & 2) is fitted with a three-bin sled installation which is extendable from about 20″ behind the forward hold door to the rear of the hold. The rear hold is divided into two sections. The forward section (compartments 3 & 4) is fitted with a two-bin sled installation and the rear section (compartment 5) is a bulk compartment. Cargo and mail are loose loaded on this aircraft, which does not carry Unit Load Devices.
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