Commander Aircraft Loaders

The industry respected Commander aircraft loaders are available in several models that meet all cargo requirements with low maintenance and operating costs.

Commander aircraft loaders are available in several models with a lifting capacity of 7 tons / 7,050 kgs / 15,500 lbs to over 30 tons / 15,000 kgs / 33,000 lbs and with three configurations – standard, wide and universal – covering all lower deck and main deck needs.

Each model includes the HeliRoll® convey system to reliably and precisely position and transfer loads – including side shift and rotation – without any dead spots.

Engine options are both Perkins and Deutz with a swing-out power module for ease of maintenance access.

Mercury GSE Limited offers for rent or purchase a wide variety of commander aircraft loaders in standard, wide and universal configurations and with varying weight capacities, including :

  • FMC Commander 15
  • FMC Commander 30
  • JBT Commander 15i
  • JBT Commander 30i
  • FMC Commander 40
  • JBT Commander 40i

The FMC Commander 15 / JBT Commander 15i aircraft cargo loader has a maximum lift capacity of 7 tons / 7,050 kgs / 15,500 lbs and provides main and lower deck container loading capability for a wide variety of passenger and freighter aircraft. The FMC Commander 15 / JBT Commander 15i cargo loader is available in three configurations – standard, wide and universal – which can support the following aircraft :

Aircraft C15 / C15i (Standard) C15 / C15i (Wide) C15 / C15i (Universal)
Lower Deck Main Deck Lower Deck Main Deck Lower Deck Main Deck
B727/B737 1 . .
BAE146 1 .
B757 2 2 . 3
B767 . 4 4 .
B787 . . .
B777/B747/A300/A330/DC10/MD11 . . . .
A319/A320/A321/A340/A350/A380 . . .
  • 1 Wide body door only, wide loader recommended
  • 2 Door width is narrower than loader fixed bridge section
  • 3 B757 Freighter requires Universal 161 loader for rear platform to reach main deck height
  • 4 B767 Standard and 125” wide door

The FMC Commander 30 / JBT Commander 30i aircraft cargo loader has a maximum platform lift capacity of 30 tons / 15,000 kgs / 33,000 lbs and a maximum bridge lift capacity of 8 tons / 7,500 kgs / 16,500 lbs and provides main and lower deck container loading capability for a wide variety of passenger and freighter aircraft. The FMC Commander 30 / JBT Commander 30i cargo loader is available in different configurations including standard winged bridge and heavy winged or fixed bridge which can support the following aircraft :

Aircraft C30 / C30i
Lower Deck Main Deck
B727/B737/DC8 .
B757 .
B767 1 .
B787 .
B777/B747/A300/A310/A330 . .
A340/A380 .
DC10/MD11 . .
  • 1 – B767 Standard and 125” wide door

Please see below links to all available Commander aircraft loaders: