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Smith Transportation Equipment

Airbus A380 Upper Deck Catering Truck Solution


Applicable Standards

U.S. Standards
ANSI (American National Standards Institute) A92.7-1990 (R 1998)
SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) AIR1375 Revision B
ARP1247 Revision C
ARP1328 Revision A
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
DOT (Department of Transportation)

International Standards
BS EN 12312-2:2002
EN 1915-1
EN 1915-2
ISO 10841:1996 (E)
IATA
Over the road configuration…
General Specifications
Chassis Model: LE2-
LE2-40 Extended Cab
Vehicle Weight
Rating: 27215 kg (60,000 lbs.)
Engine: Cummins ISB 205 HP
Transmission: Allison MD 3060P with Pushbutton
Controls
Front Axle: Dana EFA-
EFA-20F4, 9072 kg (20,000 lb.) capacity
Front Suspension: Parabolic Taper-
Taper-Leaf, 9072 kg (20,000 lbs.)
capacity
Steering Position: LH drive, Tilt/Telescopic
Rear Axle: Dana Spicer 405-
405-P, 18143 kg (40,000 lbs.) capacity
Rear Suspension: Hendrickson HN- HN-402
Frame: 942 cm x 28 cm (30 ft. x 11 in.) Single Rail
Wheelbase: 432 cm (170 in.) CT = 381 cm (150 in.)
Air system: Dryer, Bendix BW-
BW-AD9, (3) Tanks, RH
Cab Exterior: Electric Cab Tilt Assist Pump
Cab Interior: Air Conditioning
Dual Cab Fans, Overhead Console Mounted
Windows: Roll-
Roll-down, Electric
Seats: Driver: Sear Atlas Air-
Air-Ride
Passenger: (2) Fixed

Dimensions: Length: 1067 cm (420 in.)


Height: 426 cm (168 in.)
Width: 257 cm (101 in.)
Turning Radius: 999 cm (32.8 ft.)
…to the Aircraft
General Specifications
Van Body:
Capable of transverse movement 274 cm (108 in.) upon reaching desired
desired height
Fiberglass reinforced composite panels—
panels—seamless construction, improved thermal
performance
High strength aluminum alloy floor panels with ribbed anti-
anti-skid surface

Overall Van Body Dimensions:


Length: 724 cm (286 in.)
Height: 244 cm (96 in.)
Width: 257 cm (101 in.)
Van Floor Height: 180 cm (71 in.)

Platform:
Main Deck: Left/Right adjustment 46 cm (18 in.) outside van body
body to facilitate final
positioning and U1 door alignment
Length: 137 cm (54 in.)
Width: 218 cm (86 in.)
Transverse Deck: Left/Right adjustment 61 cm (24 in.) from center
center of main deck
Length: 145 cm (57 in.)
Width: 119 cm (47 in.)
Extension Deck: In/Out adjustment 61 cm (24 in.) from transverse
transverse deck
Length: 61 cm (24 in.)
Width : 107 cm (42 in.)
Capacity: 907 kg (2,000 lbs.) evenly loaded

Scissor Mechanism:
Double scissor design capable of lifting 4536 kg (10,000 lbs.) toto a height of 8.5m (335
in.)
Dual set, twin vertical lift cylinders designed to support the vertical
vertical and forward
movement of a fully loaded van body

Stabilizers: Minimum of four outrigger assemblies designed to support a fully


fully loaded van
body at extended heights for winds up to 78 knots (90 mph)
Mid-Wing Safety Stop
Step 1: Shift Transmission to “Approach Range”
Step 2: Activate guidance and camera system
Step 3: Shift forward platform to “Safe Approach Position”
Forward platform is now positioned 45 cm (18 in.) beyond
the passenger side of vehicle
Step 4: Visual contact with marshaller and aircraft/ground markings
Step 5: Proceed to final position (Highlift Position)
Vehicle in Approach Mode
Vehicle in Position for deployment of outriggers
(Note: Red line denoted 60 cm safety zone projected from engine nacelle and leading edge of wing)
Final Position (Highlift Position)
Step 1: Transmission in Neutral and Parking Brake set
Step 2: Walk around inspection
Step 3: Extend outriggers
Step 4: Enter Van Body
Van Body Raised to Desired Door Sill Height
Lift Mechanism capable of lifting 4536 kg (10,000 lbs.) to door sill heights ranging from 2.6-8.5m
(8.5-27.9 ft.)
Van Body Transversed towards Aircraft Door Opening
Lateral Adjustment of Platform to Door Opening
Final Position—Extension of Platform
View from above showing relationship of trucks during
catering the Airbus A380