Keeping track of the narrowbody conversion programs

How many narrowbody conversion programs does the world need? When Aeronautical Engineers Inc announced the launch of a 737-800 P-to-F conversion program at the Cargo Facts Asia event in Hong Kong this spring, we did not expect AEI would have the field to itself for long. But just six months later the field has become […]
  • David Harris
  • November 4, 2014

PEMCO launches 737NG conversion program

MIAMI — The big news from the Cargo Facts Aircraft Symposium here today is the formal launch of a 737-700 and 737-800 conversion program by PEMCO World Air Services. Company President Kevin Casey, speaking on the narrowbody freighter session at the Symposium this morning, announced the formal launch of a multi-platform 737NG conversion program that will […]
  • David Harris
  • October 24, 2014

Narrowbody fleet, Part III

Last week we began a three-part analysis of the worldwide narrowbody freighter fleet with a look at who is operating the 546 freighters of nine main types in the fleet. Yesterday we continued by breaking down the fleet in three ways: type-by-type, by end user, and by geographical region. Today, we will conclude with look at who has converted what […]
  • David Harris
  • October 21, 2014

Narrowbody fleet, Part II

Last week we began a three-part analysis of the worldwide narrowbody freighter fleet with a look at who is operating the 546 freighters of nine main types in the fleet. Today we continue by breaking down the fleet in three ways: type-by-type, by end user, and by geographical region. Tomorrow, we will conclude with look at who has converted […]
  • David Harris
  • October 20, 2014

The changing narrowbody freighter fleet

What is the most popular freighter aircraft in the world? We haven’t conducted a survey, but we’d be willing to bet that if you asked most people in the air freight industry, their answer would be “The 747-400F.” But they’d be wrong. To our knowledge, there are currently 191 747-400 freighters (production and conversion) in […]
  • David Harris
  • October 17, 2014

A new 737-300 conversion program

PEMCO World Air Services, in partnership with Canada-based Kelowna Flightcraft, is in the late stages of developing a multi-configuration 737-300 conversion program to meet the needs of Yellowknife-based carrier Canadian North, which has for some time been looking for a way to replace its four aging 737-200C aircraft. The conversion will be based on several […]
  • David Harris
  • August 13, 2014

Aero Acquisitions B737-400 PEMCO Cargo Door

Aero Acquisitions Boeing 737-400 at PEMCO Costa Rica facilities. Cutting opening in aircraft to accommodate the installation of a PEMCO cargo door.
  • David Harris
  • January 16, 2014

Timelapse video of 737-400 conversion

PEMCO Conversion Timelapse from PEMCO on Vimeo. PEMCO converts a 737-400 from passenger to freighter configuration for Colt Aviation.
  • David Harris
  • September 11, 2013
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