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National Airlines wins B747-400F operating authority

October 6 - America's National Airlines, a unit of upstate New York's National Air Cargo Holdings, which provides military air freight to the Pentagon, has announced its initiation of Boeing 747-400F flight operations, having received regulatory certifica

National's inaugural 747-400F long range, intercontinental all-cargo aircraft offers 113 tonnes of cargo capacity.

"National is extremely proud to bring our trademark excellence to the widebody, long range market. We look forward to complementing our global passenger and cargo services by offering customised track programme and ad-hoc charter service to support National Air Cargo's growing transportation requirements as well as the unique requirements of government agencies, charter broker and freight forwarder customers worldwide.

"Regardless of where our customers want to go, whether their destination is within North America, Europe, South America, Asia, South Pacific, Africa or the Caribbean, National stands ready to deliver," said Steven Harrison, president, National Airlines.

National's expansion efforts will now focus exclusively on gaining US government operating authority for its fourBoeing 757-200 Combis to augment its existing fleet of B757, B747 and DC-8 aircraft.

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FLAG restores classic Scheuerle lowbed

April 7 - Switzerland-based E. Fl├╝ckiger AG (FLAG) acquired a lowbed trailer from Scheuerle in 1964. 56 years later, the unit is still on the road having been full restored.
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