BAGGAGE DOOR AND FREIGHT CARGO CONVERSIONS
Cargo modifications from Avcon Industries address diverse needs, ranging from simple luggage-space increases (cargo PODS) to complete aircraft overhauls that allow hauling large amounts of palletized freight.
Avcon modifications can:
Extend door width or install a top-hinged cargo door
Create a multi-function aircraft capable of both passenger and freighter transportation
Make room for specialized equipment or extra luggage, without affecting passenger experience
Prepare an aircraft for an air-ambulance role
Convert passenger aircraft into dedicated freighter configurations
KING AIR DOOR / AIR AMBULANCE AND MODIFICATIONS
Properly configured, the Beechcraft King Air is a powerful and fuel-efficient cargo / freighter / air-ambulance platform. Popular cargo modifications for the King Air include:
Combined Cargo and Airstair Door (Identical to Factory Option)
Baggage Door (Door Width Expansion for Airstair Door)
40 ft3(1.132m3) Cargo Pod
15.5 ft3(0.432m3) “AeroPak” Cargo Pod
These modifications enhance the utility of the aircraft, and can be used without impacting the passenger experience.
LEARJET DOOR / CARGO MODIFICATIONS
Avcon offers several cargo modifications for Learjets, including a 36” cabin door, tip-tank baggage compartments, maximum weight increases, cargo restraint systems and liners, and tailcone and fuselage cargo compartments (300 / 500 lbs capacity, respectively).
FALCON 20 FREIGHTER CONVERSIONS
Using three STCs, Avcon converts the Falcon 20 into a specialized platform for cargo and freight operations.
SA1473SW – increases the Cargo Door opening to 54” x 74.5” (137.2 x 189.2cm).
SA1467SW – modifies the interior with a flat floor, gill liner, window plugs, cargo barrier net, and smoke detection equipment.
SA1468SW – adds openable co-pilot escape windows (emergency exit).
All three STCs must be installed for the complete freighter conversion.
Newton City / County Airport (KEWK)
714 N. Oliver Road
Newton, KS 67114
P.O. Box 748
Newton, KS 67114
FAA CRS# B92R922N
EASA CRS# EASA.145.5960