SpiceXpress’ second 737-700F converted at Haite in Tianjin

On 18 April, Bedek redelivered a 737-700BDSF (30512, ex-Xiamen Airlines) to Spectre Air Capital, following conversion to freighter configuration at the Haite Facility in Tianjin. Just hours before the Cargo Facts team departed Shanghai following a successful Cargo Facts Asia, the aircraft departed Tianjin Binhai Airport (TSN) and was ferried to New Delhi Airport (DEL), […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • April 22, 2019

Amazon Air 737-800BCFs begin to arrive in the US

The first two 737-800BCFs slated to join the Southern Air fleet and operate on behalf of Amazon Air's United States operation left China following conversion to freighter configuration by Boeing, and have been gradually ferried to Jacksonville (VQQ) over the past week. Although both aircraft were Boeing conversions, touch labor was performed by two different […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • April 11, 2019

AEI预期短期内授予STC交付了737-800SF与埃塞俄比亚

二月份,美国AEI授予FAA 为客机737-800机身改装为货机配置的补充型合格证(STC)。交付的首架改装货机机型737-800SF(29121,前考兰登航空)预期几周内在埃塞俄比亚航空运营。 为未来适应737-800SF机型转换,AEI宣布授权济南STAECO为指定的项目改装中心。STAECO有开始于传统737机型改装PEMCO,执行各种改装可触人工的悠久历史。最近STAECO被授权命名作为第二个波音737-800BCF客机改装货机的项目中心。七月份,STAECO改装了首架737-800机型,随后波音公司为阿尔及利亚航空改装了飞机。除了STAECO和迈阿密商用喷气式飞机外,AEI计划改装在基隆拿的KF航空航天设备和多森的商用喷气飞机设备。 尽管十二月已经完成AEI的合格飞机改装,但由于部分美国政府部门关闭,进而导致此项目的一STC 核发延迟到今年。AEI仍然为第二个获得STC,改装窄机737-800的项目。在2017年4月,波音公司获得了FAA和EASA STCS改装737-800BCF的项目。以色列的贝代克航空集团在完成机型改装的过程中也获得了STC证书。 看看其他的有源和发展中的窄体机改装项目,右边的这张图表显示六个公司中至少有三个可利用窄体机平台。PEMCO期望紧急发布一个关于737-700 客机的FlexCOMBI 的FAA STC 。 同时空中客车家族的窄体机改装仍然落后一点。321 机型的精改装(精改装和ATSG联营 )早在这个月宣布对A321-200 机型 的切割金属P-T0-F项目,并期望在2010 1Q 中认证改装货机。EFW 期望在今年底认证空客A321-200 机型的P-TO F项目 ,在2020年认证空客320机型的P-TO-F项目。 对窄体货机改装感兴趣的被邀请参加《亚洲空运会议》。
  • Charles Kauffman
  • February 28, 2019

Boeing completes first 737-800BCF for Air Algérie

On 21 July, Boeing unveiled the first 737-800BCF converted at the Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (STAECO), in Jinan. Redelivery to Air Algérie is expected shortly. For the Algerian carrier, the freighter is one of two conversions it has on order with Boeing, dating back to an MoU placed at the Farnborough Airshow in 2016. Feedstock […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • July 26, 2018

YTO’s rapid expansion prompts order for three 737-300P2F conversions

Almost exactly one year ago, Hangzhou-based YTO Express Airlines announced an order for ten Boeing 737-800BCFs (Boeing Converted Freighters), with options for an additional ten. This week, the carrier went public with a separate order for three 737-300 freighter conversions with PEMCO World Air Services. YTO’s new purchase commitment highlights its thirst for capacity in the […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • February 15, 2017

YTO Express takes 4th 737-300F, may have firmed 10 737-800BCF options

Last month, YTO Express Airlines took delivery of its fourth freighter-converted 737-300. Yesterday evening, on 5 July, the plane took off on its maiden flight to Beijing Capital (PEK) from Hangzhou’s Xiaoshan (HGH) airport sporting YTO livery. YTO is leasing the ex-Donghai Airlines freighter (24916) from GECAS, and plans to begin using it immediately to […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • July 6, 2016