AEI gains Malaysian approval for B737-800 conversion STC

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Aeronautical Engineers Inc (AEI) has gained approval for its B737-800SF freighter conversion STC from the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM).

The approval for the 12-pallet capacity conversion means that the company has now gained STC approval in: Malaysia, the US, China, the European Union, the UK, Canada, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Brazil. 

The AEI converted B737-800SF freighter offers a main deck payload of more than 23 tonnes and incorporates eleven full-height 88” x 125” container positions, plus an additional position for an AEP/AEH.

“AEI is currently the only conversion company to have ETOPS 180 approval on the 737-800 freighter conversion,” the company said.

“Additionally, AEI can convert all 737-800 line number aircraft including those with Flat Aft Pressure Bulkheads, and Split Scimitar winglets.”

Brazil the latest to approve AEI B737-800 conversion

AEI gains ETOPS approval for B737-800 freighter conversion

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Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector.After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015.Contact me on [email protected]