The MD-80 reached its tipping point where the aircraft acquisition cost is low enough to make it a cargo conversion candidate. Aeronautical Engineers thinks there’s market potential for about 100 MD-80 conversions because the aircraft purchase price dipped below $1 million. The Miami-based company launched a passenger-to-freighter conversion program that should receive certification from the FAA, EASA and CAAC in mid-2011, according to Robert Convey, Aeronautical Engineers VP sales and ...
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