Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) announced today the company has signed a contract to provide Fairbanks, Alaska-based Everts Air Cargo with two MD-83SF series freighter conversions. The first MD-83 (MSN 53471) will commence modification on April 4th, 2018 and will be re-delivered in the beginning of August 2018. Immediately following, the second MD-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 AEI MD-83SF freighters to replace and augment their existing fleet of DC-9 aircraft.
The AEI MD83SF shall provide Everts Air Cargo with an Ancra CLS capable of carrying:
(12) 88” x 108” Containers/Pallets, P1 to P12
When combined with proven reliability, the AEI converted MD-83SF will allow Everts Air Cargo to keep their aircraft - “In the air, generating revenue.”