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Boeing 777-200 (N878FD)

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FDX9038 climbs from Rwy 34L to begin a delivery flight to KMEM on 10.27.17. (ln 1524 / cn 40684).

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lordfarringdon
What is the vapour from the end of the tail cone? An APU still going? Doesn't seem like the exhaust outlet for the APU though which I thought was on the upper fuselage?
adambear8
@lordfarringdon, I assume it is something from the APU as the exhaust outlet is at the back of the fuselage on the 777. If you look aft of the elevator and rudder assembly you will see a grey/metallic area with a hole in it. The hole is the exhaust outlet for the APU. It is only on the left (Port) side
lordfarringdon
Thanks adambear8. That makes sense. I have now looked at some close ups of the B777 APU area and as you say that vapour will almost certainly be something to do with the APU exhaust. Anyway, after all that. good shot Adam.
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
10-Dec-2018 UnknownIncheon Int'l ()Kansai Int'l () 06:32PM KST 07:56PM JST 1:24
09-Dec-2018 UnknownNarita Int'l ()Kansai Int'l () 09:36AM JST 10:48AM JST 1:11
08-Dec-2018 B77LMetropolitan Oakland Intl ()Narita Int'l () 03:59AM PST 07:42AM JST (+1) 10:42
08-Dec-2018 B77LShanghai Pudong Int'l ()Metropolitan Oakland Intl () 04:57AM CST 10:55PM PST (-1) 9:57
06-Dec-2018 B77LMemphis Intl ()Cologne Bonn () 03:51PM CST 06:32AM CET (+1) 7:40
06-Dec-2018 B77LEl Paso Intl ()Memphis Intl () 07:58AM MST 10:44AM CST 1:46
06-Dec-2018 B77LMemphis Intl ()El Paso Intl () 04:36AM CST 05:59AM MST 2:22
05-Dec-2018 B77LShanghai Pudong Int'l ()Memphis Intl () 11:38PM CST 10:34PM CST 12:55
05-Dec-2018 UnknownNarita Int'l ()Shanghai Pudong Int'l () 05:00PM JST 07:01PM CST 3:01
05-Dec-2018 UnknownKansai Int'l ()Narita Int'l () 01:46PM JST 03:07PM JST 1:21
04-Dec-2018 B77LAnchorage Intl ()Kansai Int'l () 10:13AM AKST 12:10PM JST (+1) 7:56
04-Dec-2018 B77LMemphis Intl ()Anchorage Intl () 04:18AM CST 07:44AM AKST 6:26
03-Dec-2018 B77LLos Angeles Intl ()Memphis Intl () 07:21PM PST 12:08AM CST (+1) 2:46
02-Dec-2018 B77LMemphis Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 03:42PM CST 05:31PM PST 3:49
02-Dec-2018 B77LKansai Int'l ()Memphis Intl () 11:13AM JST 08:00AM CST 11:46
01-Dec-2018 B77LAnchorage Intl ()Kansai Int'l () 07:06AM AKST 08:51AM JST (+1) 7:44
01-Dec-2018 B77LKansai Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 11:22AM JST 11:46PM AKST (-1) 6:24
29-Nov-2018 B77LMemphis Intl ()Charles de Gaulle/Roissy () 05:39AM CST 08:35PM CET 7:55
28-Nov-2018 B77LHong Kong Int'l ()Memphis Intl () 10:34PM HKT 10:26PM CST 13:51
27-Nov-2018 B77LAnchorage Intl ()Hong Kong Int'l () 05:46AM AKST 10:27AM HKT (+1) 11:40
26-Nov-2018 B77LLos Angeles Intl ()Anchorage Intl () 11:24PM PST 02:56AM AKST (+1) 4:31
26-Nov-2018 B77LAnchorage Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 02:33PM AKST 08:19PM PST 4:45
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