Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has received a supplemental certification from the FAA for its program to convert MD-80s to freighters, and soon will reveal four more customers. The Miami-based conversion specialist, which was notified of the MD-80SF certification on Feb. 11, has already revealed that the launch customer is Alaska-based Everts Air Cargo. A converted MD-80 aircraft is ready, and Everts probably will take delivery within the next few weeks, says Robert Convey, AEI’s VP-sales ...


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