Aeronautical Engineers has announced that the company has been awarded a contract to provide leading mid-life lessor Aero Capital Solutions (ACS) with ten additional B737-800SF freighter conversions.

This news follows an AEI announcement in October 2020, providing ACS with four B737-800SFs. Once this order is fulfilled, ACS will have converted a total of 14 B737-800 aircraft through the AEI programme.

The first additional 737-800 aircraft will commence modification in June 2021 and will be performed by HAECO Xiamen. The second aircraft will commence modification at STAECO in July 2021. The eight remaining aircraft modifications will alternate between the two production lines, with the final aircraft commencing modification in September 2022.