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AM-2438 (Air/Truck Shipping Base) & AM-2371 (Cradle) for PW4000, JT9D-7A, JT9D-7J & JT9D-7R4 Engines


• Designed to support Air/Truck Shipping Cradle (AM-2371) & Pratt & Whitney PW4000 & JT9D-7A/-7J/-7R4 engines in modified QEC configuration

• Following versions of base also available:

o AM-2438H: with hydraulically operated retractable casters
o AM-2438R: rail-mounted version compatible with most 90” rail-capable cradles

• Base (with Cradle & engine) suitable for air transport on main deck of B747 freighters & C130 aircraft (special level loading required)

• Base (with Cradle) Compliant with PW Purchase Performance Specifications:

o 1718 (dated 26 October 1984)
o 1754 (dated 15 September 1982)
o 1889 (dated 15 July 1985)
o 1891 (dated 21 June 1985)
o 1942 (dated 11 November 1988)

• Engine pins to base quickly & easily
• Document container secured to base for all manuals & documents


• Four (4) shock-absorbing caster assemblies support stand

o Each assembly offers 5” wide x 10” diameter wheel for easy mobility & weight capacity of 5,000 LBS each

• Shock-absorbing polyurethane tread wheels, swivel locks, & brakes
• All four caster assemblies designed to pin in elevated position for air/truck transport of Base & Cradle

• Towable from both ends

o Tow bar stows on base when not in use

• Maximum towing speed (with cradle & engine) is 5 Km/h or 3 MPH

Dimensions* & Weight:

Without Engine (Folded): 161.0” (Length) x 96.0” (Width) x 73.0” (Height) / 3,700 LBS
With JT9D Engine: 207.0” (Length) x 97.0” (Width) x 104.0” (Height) / 13,150 LBS
With PW4000 Engine: 207.0” (Length) x 97.0” (Width) x 106.0” (Height) / 12,950 LBS

*All dimensions are for either Base (AM-2438/AM-2438H) with casters retracted & Cradle (AM-2371). Add 9.5” to heights with casters extended.

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