The stand (with cowl doors) is capable of being shipped on the lower deck of A340 Aircraft. The cowl doors pin securely into place quickly and easily. A shipping cover is included with the stand. The cowl door support arms are removable and stored on the base frame to allow for the stacking of empty stands. The stand is forkliftable from either side. It consists of a base constructed from welded steel frames with removable cowl door support stanchions. The stand is skid mounted and does not include casters. There are numerous tie-down rings located on the base to secure the stand to a truck trailer for a truck shipment.