Aeronaves TSM orders MD-82 freighter conversions

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Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has been selected by Aeronaves TSM of Mexico to provide two Boeing MD-82SF 12-pallet passenger-to-freighter conversions.

The first aircraft, an MD-82, MSN 49342 is scheduled to be inducted for conversion in June 2013.

The 1987-vintage aircraft was last operated by American Airlines as a passenger aircraft.

According to Flightglobal's Ascend Online database, Aeronaves TSM operates six DC9-30Fs along with a Fairchild Metro fleet.