AEI wins conversion order for two additional MD-80SF series freighters
Jun 06, 2017: Aeronautical Engineers has signed a contract to provide Mexico-based Aeronaves T.S.M with two additional MD-83SF freighter conversions. The first MD-83 aircraft (MSN 53288) will commence modification in the beginning of June and will be re-delivered to T.S.M in September 2017.
Commercial Jet’s Miami, Florida facility will perform the modification and maintenance requirements on the first aircraft. The second MD-83 (MSN 53289) will commence modification on June 26 and will be re-delivered to TSM in October 2017. Commercial Jet’s Dothan, Alabama facility will perform the modification and maintenance requirements on the second aircraft.
TSM represents the largest overall operator of AEI’s MD-80SF series converted freighters. Including this order, TSM will operate a total of seven AEI MD-80SF series freighters.