Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has signed a contract to provide Saltillo, Mexico-based Aeronaves T.S.M. S.A. de C.V. (TSM) with two additional AEI MD-83SF freighter conversions.
The first MD-83 (MSN 49945) will commence modification in March 2020, followed by the second MD-83 modification beginning in November 2020. Touch labor for both modifications will be performed by Commercial Jet’s Miami facility, which is an authorized AEI Conversion Center.
These two additional MD-83SF freighters will represent the 13th and 14th AEI MD-80SF series freighters in the TSM fleet. TSM currently operates 11 AEI MD-80SF series freighters and is AEI’s largest operator of the platform. The 12th conversion commenced modification at the end of November 2019 and is scheduled to be re-delivered by the end of March this year.
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