Dee Howard is re-engineing an Australian-based executive Boeing 727-100 with Rolls-Royce Tay turbofans to meet Stage 3 noise limits. It is the US firm's first conversion for a passenger 727 and is based on the 727 Quiet Freighter developed for United Parcel Service. The US-registered aircraft is being re-engined under contract to Australian Company Abakus.

Source: Flight International