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Old 30th October 2020, 03:52 PM
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Vallair who is supplying QF with their A321P2F freighters have been acquiring A321 "feedstock" (their terminology) for the P2F conversions.

We know the first QF aircraft is 835.

Other A321s acquired for conversion are: 891, 677, 827, 974, 1017.

Some of these aircraft have been leased out whilst they await conversion.
James, the above frames were acquired for P2F conversion.
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Old 30th October 2020, 04:35 PM
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Correct but has it been confirmed that QF/Australia Post are actually acquiring additional Vallair sourced A321’s?

Other sources are saying that JQ’s -VWZ is #2 and -VWY is #3.

Do we know when the next A321P2F is due for delivery?
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Old 30th October 2020, 05:12 PM
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Vallair who is supplying QF with their A321P2F freighters have been acquiring A321 "feedstock" (their terminology) for the P2F conversions.
The thread title and your statement are both in error, Qantas has leased their first aircraft from Valuair, they have not entered into an agreement to buy three or lease three from Vallair. Smart lynx have taken two from Vallair, MSNs 891 and MSN 1017, which were converted by two different companies, 321 Precision for one (891) and EFW for the other, and they are planning another 8 by 2023. I don’t believe the second and third aircraft have had a supplier confirmed.

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Old 31st October 2020, 02:28 AM
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QF is the registered holder which indicates that they own the aircraft...

https://www.casa.gov.au/aircraft-reg...eld_ar_serial=
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Old 31st October 2020, 06:08 AM
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Interesting, all releases indicate it’s a lease, which is the case for the next aircraft as well which is not coming from Vallair: “ Australian carrier Qantas has signed a letter of intent with Keystone Holdings to convert and lease an A321P2F, the airline’s second freighter of the kind. The aircraft is expected to be redelivered by the end of 2021, after conversion at the ST Aerospace facility in Singapore (XSP) by Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW)”

https://cargofacts.com/allposts/logi...-second-a321f/

That aircraft is one of the JQbirds, VH-VWY which is leased.

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Old 31st October 2020, 07:21 PM
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Coincidentally -VWY is currently at XSP, but based on those above timelines and other sources it’s for a HMV.
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Old 7th December 2020, 07:06 AM
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ULD hasnít flown for some time.
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Old 11th April 2021, 10:38 PM
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JQ’s -VWZ has been up in XSP since 3/1/21, does anyone know if she’s stored, undergoing an extended maintenance visit or P2F conversion?
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