近期货机交易实况

Spectre将六架波音737-700改造货机 总部位于美国的飞机租赁及管理公司Spectre航空资本,最近购买了六架波音737-700飞机,并将由Bedek航空集团转换为波音BDSF系列的货机配置。这些飞机之前均隶属于厦门航空。 长荣航空签收一架波音777F 总部位于中国台湾的长荣航空,近期签收了其与波音公司订购的五架飞机中的第一架。 马来西亚航空重新启用一架波音747-400F 自2016年初以来,该架波音747-400F一直停泊在机库,马来西亚航空现将其重新服役。 ATSG收购一架波音767-300ER 这架原隶属于美国航空的飞机,将由Bedek航空集团转换为波音BDSF系列的货机配置。 顺丰航空签收另一架波音757货机 这架原隶属于美国航空的飞机,经由总部位于中国的顺丰航空收购,将交付给PAS在成都的太古工厂转换为波音PCF系列的货机配置。 ASL航空收获一架波音737-400F 这架原隶属于Aero Contractors的飞机,经总部位于爱尔兰的ASL航空向GECAS租赁,由Aeronautical Engineers进行货机改造。 Aeronaves TSM签收一架麦道MD-80F 这架原隶属于美国航空的飞机,经Aeronautical Engineers进行货机改造,交付总部位于墨西哥的Aeronaves TSM。目前,其机队包括七架MD-80F以及六架DC-9F。此外,还有三架MD-80与两架CRJ200正在进行或等待货机改造。 Pinnacle Partners进入CRJ200货机市场 总部位于美国的飞机管理公司Pinnacle Partners,近期收购了两架CRJ200飞机。这两架原隶属于达美航空以及ExpressJet航空的飞机,将由Aeronautical Engineers来进行货机改造,并计划于2018年3月及2018年4月重新交付。Pinnacle表示,计划在2018年再购买两架CRJ200进行货机改造。  
  • Charles Kauffman
  • November 13, 2017

The turboprop freighter fleet in 2017 — Part III

In Parts I and II of this analysis we looked at the turboprop freighter fleet in detail, breaking it down by operator, and discussing the changes to the fleet in the last year on a type-by-type basis. But turboprop aircraft are not the only choice for operators looking for small freighters, and today we examine two […]
  • David Harris
  • July 12, 2017

Aeronaves TSM continues expansion

Mexico-based Aeronaves TSM ordered two CRJ200 P-to-F conversions from Aeronautical Engineers, Inc [FATs 003688 – 3689]. The aircraft to be converted are units 7356 (ex-Air Uganda) and 7392 (ex-Air Mali). Both conversions are scheduled for redelivery this year. In other TSM news, ch-aviation reports that the carrier is now operating three DC-9-30Fs on a short-term […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • January 21, 2017

The narrowbody freighter fleet in 2016 — Part III

Today we conclude our three-part analysis of the worldwide narrowbody jet freighter fleet with a look at the state of the passenger-to-freighter conversion market at the end of 2016. You can read Part I here, and Part II here. Conversion from passenger configuration is the only source of narrowbody jet freighters. Operators and lessors of widebody […]
  • David Harris
  • November 30, 2016

BAe floats launch of Avro RJ freighter conversion program

BAe Systems Regional Aircraft put out an interesting press release yesterday, the gist of which is that the company is “considering” a passenger-to-freighter conversion program for the Avro regional jet family. Those not familiar with the Avro RJ could be excused for thinking the aircraft shown in the image at right was a BAe146 freighter […]
  • David Harris
  • August 11, 2016

First flight of the CRJ200 SF

US-based conversion specialist Aeronautical Engineers, Inc completed the first flight of the freighter-converted CRJ200. As we do whenever a new freighter type flies for the first time, we will welcome the newcomer with a few photos. AEI launched the program in cooperation with Bombardier (the CRJ’s manufacturer) in 2013. At first the launch was speculative, but […]
  • David Harris
  • July 22, 2016

A new door for the CRJ200

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) reached a milestone in its CRJ200 SF passenger-to-freighter conversion program in early May with the cutting of the door (see photos below). AEI said the door cutting marked the mid-point in the overall modification process and added that it was on schedule for certification for late 2015, as planned. As Cargo […]
  • David Harris
  • May 7, 2015