Evergreen chosen to carry out Boeing 767-300 freighter conversion


Evergreen Aviation Technologies (EGAT) has been chosen by Boeing to perform its Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) program for the 767-300.

EGAT will modify and convert the aircraft at its maintenance repair and overhaul facility in Taiwan, with the first one to be inducted in 2017 and redeliveries anticipated for 2018.

The 767-300BCF will have the same capacity as the production 767-300 of 50 tonnes and a range of 3,000 nautical miles with 24 pallet positions.

Boeing Commercial Aviation Services vice president fleet services, Mike Fleming says: “The customer demand we’ve received for Boeing Converted Freighters is a testament to the quality and value of our products. Boeing-managed conversions provide dependability, reliability and operational efficiency advantages that will help our customers adapt and succeed in the evolving air cargo marketplace.”

EGAT chairman, Michael Chang says: “We look forward to continuing to build on our strong relationship with Boeing through our partnership on the 767-300BCF program. Airline customers who order Boeing’s 767-300BCF will benefit from the outstanding, high-quality products engineered by Boeing, as well as an on-time conversion performed at an award-winning facility in EGAT.”