Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) announced it has completed its 600th freighter conversion. The aircraft tied to this milestone is a 737-800 owned by GA Telesis (MSN 28235). Since 1958, AEI has been designing, developing, and modifying narrowbody freighter aircraft for the world’s air cargo industry. Over the company’s 65-year history, AEI has provided the global market with dependable and flexible freighter products ranging from the DC6 and CV440 to hugely popular programs, including the B727-200SF, B737- 400SF, and B737-800SF.
“We are thrilled to reach this milestone and couldn’t have made it without the dedication of our employees, the responsiveness of our vendor partners, and the trust earned from our customers,” stated Roy Sandri, AEI’s president. “By consistently delivering robust and reliable freighter conversion products, AEI has grown to become the most widely recognized and respected independent conversion company in the industry.”
The 600th freighter conversion was modified by Commercial Jet Inc.’s Miami, Florida facility. Commercial Jet Inc. is AEI’s longest serving modification partner with expertise gained through the conversion of hundreds of aircraft. AEI also has multiple authorized AEI Conversion Centers located around the world to better serve its extensive list of global aircraft owners and operators.