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2009-04-22 13:15:00

China's TAECO completes combi-to-freighter conversion XIAMEN, China, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA), Air China Cargo and TAECO (Taikoo Aircraft Engineering Co.) today celebrated the redelivery of the carrier's first 747-400 Boeing Converted Freighter, the first of three 747-400BCFs ordered by the airline. The airplane is converted from an Air China 747-400 Combi. "Our 747-400BCFs will provide increased efficiency compared to our 747-200Fs and bring greater operational...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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