AZUSA, CA — Ancra International, LLC has been selected by Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. of Miami, Florida to provide the cargo loading system for their new 737-800 Passenger to Freighter converted aircraft. In its baseline configuration, the AEI B737-800SF converted freighter will accommodate eleven 88” x 125” AAA full height containers or pallets and one AEP/AEH container for a total of 12 positions. Depending upon the aircraft model and aircraft weight limits, the AEI B737-800SF will be able to carry a payload of up to 52,000 LB (23,587 KG). Additionally the AEI B737-800SF freighter will incorporate an 86” x 140” main cargo door and will include up to 5 supernumerary seats. Deliveries of AEI’s 737-800SF are anticipated to commence in late 2017.

Ancra currently supplies the cargo loading systems for all of AEI’s 737-300, 737-400, MD80SF, and the new CRJ-200SF converted freighters.

“There is no greater testament of a company’s quality of products and customer service than for an existing customer to continuously select them as the supplier of key products on new programs” says Ed Dugic, Director of Sales and Marketing for Ancra. “We are grateful to AEI for giving us this opportunity to maintain our position as the leading supplier of cargo loading systems for converted aircraft.”

“Ancra has for years consistently delivered a high quality product, on time and for a competitive price. It is for these reasons that AEI has selected Ancra as the exclusive supplier of cargo loading systems for our B737-800SF program” says Robert T. Convey, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for AEI.


Ancra International
Ed Dugic
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Office: + 1 626-765-4818
Mobile: + 1 626-610-6794
601 South Vincent Avenue
Azusa, CA 91702

About AEI

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) is a global leader in the aircraft passenger-to-freighter conversion business and is the oldest conversion company in existence today. Since the company’s founding in 1958, AEI has developed over 125 Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) and converted over 430 aircraft. AEI helps its customers extend aircraft life and increase the overall value of aircraft assets by continuously focusing on dependable and flexible product offerings. AEI currently offers passenger-to-freighter conversions for the Boeing 737-400, 737-300, 737-200, MD-80 and CRJ200 aircraft. AEI will certify its 737-800SF in 2017. www.aeronautical-engineers.com

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