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AAT Prepares Staff for 1st 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter

Advanced Aircraft Training (AAT) is providing West Atlantic Airways' staff with type training to maintain the very first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter - the latest Aircraft in their fleet.


Posted: May 10, 2018

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) took delivery of the first Boeing 737-800 converted freighter (BCF) last month and the initial aircraft will be operated by Swedish cargo operator, West Atlantic Airways.

West Atlantic is set to receive a further three 737-800s within the next 10 months and, once delivered, the company will be operating 23 Boeing 737 cargo variants. 

Delivery of the theory element of 737-800BCF training began at UK based East Midlands Airport (EMA) on April 30th and will continue until 16th May. This will be followed by the Practial element of training on 17th May for one week.

AAT instructor, John Shipton, is pictured on the far left, along with the 737-800BCF course students.

For more details or information on the type training courses provided by AAT, please feel free to contact a member of our team directly or complete our enquiry form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


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