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Which one of the following statements is true?
  • A
    The floor loading limit is equal to MTOM-BEM.
  • B
    The orientation of a specified cargo container within a cargo hold will not affect the running load.
  • C
    Running load is the maximum load tolerated per unit of area (i e kg/m2).
  • D
    Cargo may be loaded into a passenger compartment, provided that it is secured according to applicable regulations in EU-OPS 1.
EASA AIR OPS
AMC2 CAT.OP.MPA.160 Stowage of baggage and cargo
CARRIAGE OF CARGO IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT

The following should be observed before carrying cargo in the passenger compartment:
(a) for aeroplanes:

(1) dangerous goods should not be allowed; and
(2) a mix of passengers and live animals should only be allowed for pets weighing not more than 8 kg and guide dogs;

(b) for aeroplanes and helicopters:

(1) the mass of cargo should not exceed the structural loading limits of the floor or seats;
(2) the number/type of restraint devices and their attachment points should be capable of restraining the cargo in accordance with applicable Certification Specifications; and
(3) the location of the cargo should be such that, in the event of an emergency evacuation, it will not hinder egress nor impair the crew’s view.


  • Even if you are not familiar with the EU-OPS 1 regulation, the remaining options are cleary incorrect.

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