Glossary - U

Ultrasonic inspection.   Uses high frequency sound energy to conduct examinations and make measurements. Ultrasonic inspection can be used for flaw detection/evaluation, dimensional measurements, and material characterization.

Useful load.   Fuel, any other fluids that are not part of empty weight, passengers, baggage, pilot, copilot, and crewmembers. It is determined by subtracting the empty weight from the maximum allowable gross weight.

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