AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERS AUTHORIZES NEW CONVERSION CENTER
Aeronautical Engineers this week announced that it has selected Flightstar Aircraft Services Inc. as its second Authorized Conversion Center (AACC), AEI’s original AACC Commercial Jet is located in Miami Florida. The current success of AEI’s passenger to freighter conversion products, which include the B737-200SF, B737-300SF, B737-400SF and soon the MD-80SF require that additional conversion capacity be added to handle market demand which is expected to double in 2011.
Robert T. Convey, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for AEI stated that “The decision to appoint Flightstar as our second AACC was based in large part on their proven ability to deliver P to F conversions and major modifications on time and with impeccable quality. In addition to delivering over 20, industry leading 757-200PCF’s for Precision Conversions, Flightstar’s highly trained conversion team has converted over 50 727-200SF’s.”
Flightstar will initially open one production line capable of converting six (6) AEI B737SF aircraft annually with the first 737 going into conversion in the 4th quarter of 2010.