Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has announced the company has signed a contract to provide Fairbanks, Alaska-based Everts Air Cargo with two McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83) series freighter conversions. The first MD-83 (msn 53471) will commence modification on April 4, 2018 and will be re-delivered in the beginning of August 2018.
Immediately following, the second DC-9-83 (msn TBD) modification will commence, and is scheduled for re-delivery to Everts in December 2018. Both modifications will be performed by Commercial Jet’s Dothan,Alabama facility.
Everts will use the freighters to replace and augment their existing fleet of DC-9 aircraft.
The AEI freighters shall provide Everts Air Cargo with an Ancra CLS capable of carrying: • (12) 88” x 108” Containers/Pallets, P1 to P12.
Copyright Photo: Everts Air Cargo McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (F) (MD-82) N73444 (msn 49470) LGB (Derin Allard). Image: 927210.
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