SpaceshipDC10 From Canada, joined Jan 2013, 2712 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2975 times:
The aircraft pictured is a 757-200PF (Package Freighter) specially built for overnight parcel service by companies such as UPS. The smaller cockpit door, closer to the nose allowed to relocate the separation between cockpit and main deck cargo hold to gain enough space in the main deck cargo hold to carry another container of paying parcels. As far as I can tell, only UPS received new-built -200PF. However I seem to remember that another carrier, perhaps ET converted one or more aircraft to such configuration.
SmittyOne From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2775 times:
Precision Conversions' 757-200PCF looks just like the purpose-built UPS package freighter, with the small door up forward...they have made them for a bunch of customers. ST Aero in Singapore apparently also offers a conversion with the small door.
HAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31792 posts, RR: 55
Reply 3, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 2189 times:
The above pic is the Boeing manufactured B757-200PF, The STC for freighter conversion to a 15 pallet freighter is carried out by some companies.Precision conversions is one such company.The converted freighters are reffered to as the B757-200PCF.
The earlier converted freighters were the 14.5 pallet -SF.