Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) recently signed a contract with Automatic to provide the company another B737-400SF freighter. In the beginning of this year, AEI celebrated delivering its 100th B737-400SF freighter conversion and orders for the conversion platform remain strong.
The Automatic B737-400 (MSN 25853) commenced modification yesterday and will be re-delivered in early March 2019. The completed B737-400SF will be operated by UK-based Titan Airways and represents the airline’s second -400 series freighter. Commercial Jet’s Dothan, Alabama facility is handling the modification touch-labor and maintenance requirements for the aircraft.
AEI’s B737-400SF shall provide Automatic with a highly flexible Ancra CLS capable of carrying multiple ULD’s including:
(10) 88”x125” ULDs in P1 to P10 or
(8) 96”x125” in P1 to P10 and
(1) 53”x88”x64” Pallet or AEP/AEH or 60.4”x61.5” AKE/LD3 or 61.5”x88”x56”H AYY in P11
This unique flexibility has been designed by AEI to allow cargo operators to immediately adapt to multiple ULD configurations at a moment’s notice. When combined with proven reliability, the AEI Converted B737-400SF will allow Automatic to keep their aircraft – “In the air, generating revenue”.