AircraftConversions, sole manufacturer of the FAA and EASA certified and DGCA validated Fokker50Freighter, has re-delivered the second converted full Fokker50Freighter, msn 20216, to Amapola Flyg in Sweden.
“This new delivery marks a step forward in our strategy to be recognized as a full-fletched parcel, post and bulk freight carrying airline. The Fokker50Freighter conversion is our ultimate recycle initiative to derive more long term profits with the aircraft impressive structural qualities.” said Thomas Carlborg, VP Technical of Amapola Flyg.
The Fokker50Freighter which features the forward large cargo door of 2.34 x 1.77m (92.1 x 69.7”) will make loading of voluminous freight fast and simple will join their current fleet of Fokker50Freighter and Fokker50Express aircraft that feature the re-designed E-class cargo cabin interior (with a 60 cu.m., 15.45 m. long and a reinforced floor allowing loads up to 488 kgs / sq.m. and with aluminum/diamond sandwich floor panels.
Fokker50Freighters have proven to be rugged high performance workhorses and offer a wealth of outstanding operational, environmental and economic advantages operating in almost any kind of terrain and under adverse arctic cold-weather conditions.
The newly approved Pre Assembly Modification Package will allow Fokker50 fleet owners worldwide the required flexibility to realize their P2F conversions through authorized MRO organizations on proximal locations substantially reducing aircraft modification downtime.
Fokker50Freighters are also operated by AsiaLinkCargo (Singapore) and MiniLiner (Italy).