AEI receives approval for freighter conversions

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Aeronautical Engineers Inc. (AEI) has announced that the Transport Canada Civil Aviation has approved AEI’s STC (ST01827LA) for the 11-pallet position B737-400SF freighter conversion and the 10-pallet position B737-300SF freighter conversions.

In addition to FAA, EASA, and now Transport Canada approvals, AEI’s B737-400SF and B737-300SF freighter conversions are also approved in Russia, Brazil, India, Australia, and China.

The AEI converted 11-pallet position B737-400SF freighter offers a main deck payload of up to 47,100 lbs. (21,364 kg), while the 10-pallet position B737-300SF freighter offers a main deck payload of up to 42,900 lbs. (19,460 kg). Both freighter conversions include a large 86” x 140” Main Cargo Door with a dual vent door system, 9g rigid cargo barrier and a flexible Ancra Cargo Loading System.

AEI announced two firm orders for the B737-800SF conversion for Allied Air earlier this month and has also announced at least 5 B737 classic freighter conversions with various customers in the first quarter of this year alone.