Conversion of passenger aircraft to cargo versions
PublisherUniversity of Zilina
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In this presented paper on the topic of conversion of passenger aircrafts to cargo versions, the use of this transformation in the modern history of aviation is analyzed and the current situation is analyzed. For a better introduction to the issue, the introductory part defines the fundamental terms and explains the conversion itself and its various stages. The paper also discusses the companies that provide services for the actual conversion of passenger aircraft and the location where this process takes place. The paper is further supplemented by individual types of aircraft, which are divided according to global manufacturers such as the American Boeing and its European competitor Airbus. The main goal of this paper is to bring closer and clarify this process, which has gained momentum in recent years and has great potential for the future. This paper is very significant in case of COVID-19 pandemic and its huge influence on general aviation when there is enormous demand of conversion passenger aircrafts to cargo versions. The most common causes of conversion, advantages and disadvantages are also included. The conversion process itself is described in more detail and the paper focuses on the various technical phases of the aircraft conversion itself.