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Elbe Flugzeugwerke

Conversion for New Missions

Our Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) programmes has achieved many firsts:

- The fuselage redesign of the A320 and A321P2F allows containerised freight to be loaded into belly holds, which offers more flexibility compared to bulk cargo loading and hence quicker turnaround on the ground.
- The A320/A321P2F are the only narrowbody freighters to feature digital fly-by-wire technology.
- Lower noise and CO2 emissions, reduced fuel consumption and maintenance costs compared to other current generation narrowbody freighters.

Quality of Our Work

Airbus A330 (P2F)

The A330-300P2F suits integrators and express carriers due to the high volumetric payload capability. With 26 main-deck positions, it can carry up to 61 metric tonnes of structural payload. 

The A330-200P2F is optimised for higher-density freight and longer-range flights with up to 23 main deck positions, capable of carrying payloads up to 59 metric tonnes.

Airbus A320/A321 Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F)

In 2015, ST Aerospace signed another agreement with Airbus and EFW for the launch of the A320/A321P2F conversion programme. Under this agreement, ST Aerospace will lead the A320/A321P2F engineering development, working in tandem with Airbus and EFW, with conversions to be undertaken in ST Aerospace's global network of facilities.

The A320/A321P2F programme includes two variants - the A320P2F and the larger A321P2F. The A320P2F, with 11 main-deck positions, will be able to carry up to 21 metric tonnes of structural payload, while the A321P2F, with 14 main-deck positions, will be able to carry up to 27 metric tonnes.