Regional aircraft manufacturers are stepping up efforts to convert their equipment to all-cargo service as airlines park more and more turboprop aircraft. With some backing by lessors, OEMs are trying to extend the useful life of these airliners, many of which aren't flying but remain on iron-clad, long-term leases. A number of OEMs and completion houses have become directly or indirectly involved in converting their regional turboprops to all-cargo configuration, but industry leader ...

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