BEAVERTON, Oregon and MIESBACH, Germany — September 17th, 2018 — 321 Precision Conversions, LLC (321PC), today announced Telair International as the Cargo Handling System Manufacturer for the passenger-to-freighter conversion of Airbus A321-200 aircraft.
The Telair International A321PCF main deck cargo system is the most versatile and ultra-light weight system on narrow body freighters in the industry. This system offers future customers of the Precision converted A321PCF aircraft a wide variety of configuration options allowing maximum flexibility to expand their business opportunities. Telair has added the industry wide unique capability to load R-Code (16 ft.) pallets and offers transport capability for up to 14 A-Code, 13 M-Code as well as 16 B-Code Containers on the A321PCF.
Telair’s innovative and high-quality mechanical components, guarantee longer durability of equipment resulting in significantly reduced maintenance costs. In addition, Telair provides their robust 3D-Floorpanels including innovative design features like integrated drain pans for the A321PCF.
As a customer selectable option Telair furthermore introduces a module-based cargo loading system for the lower deck, which represents a cost-effective addition of a containerized system with minimal retrofit efforts. It optionally adds two extra lower deck ULD positions for conversion aircraft.
321PC President, Gary Warner said, “this award marks a significant milestone in the development of our conversion program and Telair has more than demonstrated a strong market acceptance of their product lines as well as a tradition of producing high quality and durable Cargo Handling Systems that stand the test of time under extreme and punishing use”. Further, “We were immediately attracted to the flexibility of numerous features and configurations, that allow us to serve both integrator and General cargo markets”, said Warner.
“Telair is honored to be selected by 321 Precision Conversions, a premier aircraft conversion company, for this exciting new freighter program” said Marko Enderlein, Telair International President. “Telair has the most innovative equipment and full system solutions, coupled with superior customer and product support throughout the aircraft lifecycle. Precision is known as an international leader in freighter aircraft modifications, in conjunction with Telair’s flexible loading configurations, the A321 freighter will complement airlines express and freight networks. We are looking forward to a long-standing partnership with 321 Precision Conversions.”