Air Inuit Becomes Launch Customer For Bombardier Q300F
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Air Inuit Ltd. have announced that they are working together on a passenger-to-freighter conversion for the Q300 turboprop aircraft. The freighter will include a large cargo door.
Dorval, Québec-based Air Inuit, a long-time operator of Q300 aircraft has championed this modification and will be the launch customer for the conversion.
In support of this conversion, a new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) will be developed under license by a specialized third party entity.
The converted Q300 aircraft is expected to have a cargo capacity of 12,500 lb with an optimized cargo door. The aircraft will accommodate palletized and free load cargo.
Air Inuit currently operates a fleet of 25 aircraft that includes two Bombardier Q100 and 10 Q300 turboprops.