This report assesses the operational performance of explosives-detection equipment and hardened unit-loading devices (HULDs) in airports and compares their operational performance to their laboratory performance, with a focus on improving aviation security.First Report Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Panel on Assessment of Technologies Deployed to Improve ... BOX 4-1 Baggage Distribution All Aircraft ac 60 percent of baggage travels in narrow-body aircraft ( e.g., Boeing 737, MD-80) ... Most of the time, checked baggage is sorted either manually or by automated card readers and routed to the bag ... For example, ULDs are used for a few narrow- body aircraft, such as some Airbus A320 and Boeing DC-8 aircraft.
|Title||:||Assessment of Technologies Deployed to Improve Aviation Security:|
|Author||:||Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Panel on Assessment of Technologies Deployed to Improve Aviation Security, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Materials Advisory Board|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1999-11-23|