Hot market prompts new AEI conversion center

Trying to secure a 737-Classic passenger-to-freighter conversion in 2017? Good luck, if you have not already nabbed a conversion slot. Conversion houses are facing unprecedented demand for narrowbody conversions, leaving the limited number of conversion lines with significant backlogs. Yesterday, Miami-based conversion house Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) selected Canada-based KF Aerospace as its fourth Authorized […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • February 28, 2017

Shenzhen Donghai Airlines at HKG

On this somewhat ovecast day, one of Shenzhen Donghai Airlines’ 737-300 freighters is seen here arriving at Hong Kong. B-2517 (msn: 23396) was the first aircraft for the Shenzhen-based carrier, re-delivered after conversion in August of 2006. The aircraft, and the second unit for Donghai (B-2518, msn: 23397) were converted under PEMCO’s 737-300 STC at […]
  • David Harris
  • May 17, 2013

Cargoair 737-300SF

Seen here at Schiphol, Cargoair’s LZ-CGO (msn: 23237) is one of two brightly hued 737-300 freighters operated by the Bulgarian Cargo carrier (the other is LZ-CGP, msn: 23970). Both were converted by AEI. Both freighters were converted by Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. LZ-CGO/23237 was originally delivered to Piedmont as N320P, during a period of great expansion […]
  • David Harris
  • December 20, 2010

Hong Kong Airlines 737-300SF at HKG

Descending to Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok (HKG) airport is the second-newest Hong Kong Airlines freighter – and it’s not an A330-200F. Earlier this fall we brought you Sandro Koster’s image of Hong Kong Airlines’ first A330F, the 2nd to be delivered. But today we’re bringing you A 737-39K(F), a converted 733 which Hong Kong […]
  • David Harris
  • November 4, 2010