Varig Engineering and Maintenance delivered a 767-200SF-ER to Tampa Cargo earlier this week, marking the first widebody conversion by VEM and the first ever in Latin America. The conversion is part of an 18-year partnership contract with Israel Aircraft Industries, which provides engineering knowhow and mod kits while VEM, as the only 767 conversion center outside Israel working for IAI, provides the structural work. This first FAA- and JAA-certified conversion took five months to ...

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