November 15, 2013
TAECO redelivers first Boeing 757-200PCF for Air China Cargo
Air China Cargo and Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Company (“TAECO”) released that TAECO has completed the first Boeing 757-200 converted freighter for Air China Cargo. The aircraft is the 7th Boeing 757-200 freighter conversion completed by TAECO with its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) partner Precision Conversions. The process took 105 days, including a concurrent heavy maintenance check, and aircraft exterior strip and repainting work. The TAECO relationship with Air China Cargo started in 2003. Air China Cargo operates three freighter aircraft and three converted freighters. TAECO completed the first conversion of a Boeing 757-200PCF passenger aircraft into freighter configuration in 2010.