Cherry picking 737 Classics for conversion, Issue 86 Feb/Mar 2013
737CLs are a good candidate for replacing ageing 727Fs and 737-200Fs. With a surplus of narrowbody aircraft on the market, 737CLs are available at low values. Before selecting airframes for conversion there are a number of key criteria to consider. These include structure-related ADs, fleet commonality and airframe maintenance status.