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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.