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AEI Delivers Second of Three Yangtze River B737-400SF's

Publish Time4/22/2014 10:00:30 AM
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MIAMI, FL., --April 22, 2014-- Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI), is pleased to announce that it has delivered the second of three B737-400SF 11 Pallet freighters to Yangtze River Express of Shanghai. 

The second freighter to deliver is a standard gross weight B737-400SF (MSN 29914) built in1998 and was converted at Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Shanghai facility, which is one of five authorized AEI Conversion Centers worldwide. This is AEI’s 7th of the anticipated 30+ freighters to be delivered in 2014.
Mr. Robert T. Convey, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, stated that “Yangtze River Express selected the AEI B737-400SF 11 Pallet Configuration conversion because of its industry leading payload and volume capability. With the ability to carry 10 full height containers in P1-10 plus a hal fULD in position P11, the AEI B737-400SF will allow Yangtze River Express to meet the volumetric requirements of their customers.”
AEI’s B737-400SF 11 Pallet Configuration shall provide Yangtze River Express with an Ancra CLS capable of carrying multiple ULD’s including:
  • (10) 88”x125” AAA Containers/pallets, P1 to P10 or
  • (8) 96”x126” ULD’s 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


About AEI

Formed in 1958, Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) is the oldest conversion company in existence today. For more than 55 years AEI has provided advanced engineering solutions to aircraft owners and operators. Today the company is a global leader in passenger to freighter conversions for a wide array of aircraft, helping customers extend the life of the aircraft and increase the value of their asset. AEI has developed over 120 Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) and 388 aircraft have been modified with AEI STCs – more than any other conversion provider.


About Yangtze River Express and HNA

Yangtze River Express Airlines Company Limited, a joint venture formed by HNA Group and China Airlines, is a professional cargo carrier which provides domestic and international air cargo transportation and logistics services. As of May 2013, the Yangtze River Express fleet consists of 19 aircraft, including 15 Boeing 737 freighters, three 747-400 Freighters and one A330-200 freighter. Yangtze River has 40 domestic and international routes and more than 800 staff, while operating more than 200 flights weekly. By 2015, Yangtze River Express plans to operate 30 aircraft, expanding capacity and developing its route structure significantly. Yangtze River Express will gradually establish a worldwide service network, covering Shanghai and other major China cities, connecting the European and Asian continents.


About Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services

Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Co., Ltd. (Boeing Shanghai) is a joint venture between the Boeing Company, Shanghai Airport Authority, and China Eastern Airlines. Boeing Shanghai is located at Pudong International Airport, Shanghai , PRC. Boeing Shanghai offers the advantages of an MRO with the skills, quality and knowledge of the original equipment manufacturer. It leverages Boeing‘s best practices, including Boeing quality standards, information technologies, and applications for efficient, cost effective operations.