Long Sherpa for Heathrow
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• An unusually long Freight Rover box van with a crew cab has been produced by Coachworks Conversions of Coble, Lancashire for the British Airports Authority.
The aluminium body, built on an extra long, 3.6m wheelbase Sherpa chassis with four-man crew cab extension, is fitted out with racking, a workbench and a mechanically operated Lucas Swinglift 550kg capacity crane with an extending boom.
The Sherpa is used to service ground installations providing electricity to aircraft parked on the apron at Heathrow. Price for the body conversion is 24,350.