Delivering Advanced Engineering Solutions

Formed in 1958, Aeronautical Engineers Inc. (AEI) is the oldest conversion company in existence today. For more than 55 years AEI has provided advanced engineering solutions to aircraft owners and operators. As a global leader in passenger to freighter conversions for a wide array of aircraft, AEI has developed over 120 Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs), 400+ aircraft have been modified with AEI STCs – more than any other conversion provider.

Management Team

Management Team

  • Roy Sandri
    Roy Sandri
    President
  • David Sandri
    David Sandri
    Vice President
  • Robert Convey
    Robert Convey
    Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Timeline

1958

AEI founded by James Addison
AEI founded by James Addison

1970

DC6 FWD Cargo Door
DC6 FWD Cargo Door

1972

DC6B AFT Cargo Door

1975

L188 Cargo Door
L188 Cargo Door

1977

CV-340/440 Cargo Conversion

1978

Convair 880-22M Cargo Door
Convair 880-22M Cargo Door

1979

DC8 Cargo Conversion
DC8 Cargo Conversion

1982

727-100 Cargo Conversion

1985

727-200 Cargo Conversion
727-200 Cargo Conversion

1987

L1011 Cargo Conversion
L1011 Cargo Conversion

1993

737-200 Cargo Conversion
737-200 Cargo Conversion

2005

737-300SF Cargo Conversion
737-300SF Cargo Conversion

2007

737-400SF Cargo Conversion
737-400SF Cargo Conversion

2013

MD80SF Cargo Conversion
MD80SF Cargo Conversion

2015

Announced CRJ200SF Cargo Conversion
Announced CRJ200SF Cargo Conversion

2016

AEI Receives FAA STC for CRJ200 SF
AEI Receives FAA STC for CRJ200 SF