The world's first Airbus A320 freighter takes off

Romain Guillot

2021/12/09 | 431 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO
The world's first Airbus A320 freighter takes off © All pictures © EFW/ST Engineering

We knew its first flight was near, but Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW) was able to keep the surprise until the end. The first Airbus A320P2F (Passenger to Freighter) took off for the first time on December 8 from Seletar Airport in Singapore. As for the first A321P2F in January 2020, this aircraft was indeed converted by ST Engineering, the Singaporean company being partner of Airbus in their joint venture EFW in Germany.

The conversion of the first prototype started in March. This A320 (MSN 2737...(…)

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