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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
17-Dec-2017 B77LMemphis Intl ()Anchorage Intl () 02:54AM CST 06:14AM AKST 6:19
17-Dec-2017 B77LKansai Int'l ()Memphis Intl () 02:33AM JST 11:02PM CST (-1) 11:29
16-Dec-2017 UnknownShanghai Pudong Int'l ()Kansai Int'l () 09:29PM CST 12:10AM JST (+1) 1:41
16-Dec-2017 UnknownNarita Int'l ()Shanghai Pudong Int'l () 05:04PM JST 07:12PM CST (?) 3:08
16-Dec-2017 UnknownKansai Int'l ()Narita Int'l () 09:57AM JST 11:05AM JST 1:07
16-Dec-2017 UnknownShanghai Pudong Int'l ()Kansai Int'l () 05:53AM CST 08:29AM JST 1:36
15-Dec-2017 UnknownShanghai Pudong Int'l ()Kansai Int'l () 08:59PM CST 11:33PM JST 1:34
14-Dec-2017 B77LAnchorage Intl ()Kansai Int'l () 10:18AM AKST 11:55AM JST (+1) 7:37
14-Dec-2017 B77LMemphis Intl ()Anchorage Intl () 03:52AM CST 07:22AM AKST 6:29
13-Dec-2017 B77LHong Kong Int'l ()Memphis Intl () 10:47PM HKT 10:39PM CST 13:51
10-Dec-2017 B77LAnchorage Intl ()Hong Kong Int'l () 01:20PM AKST 06:08PM HKT (+1) 11:47
10-Dec-2017 B77LMetropolitan Oakland Intl ()Anchorage Intl () 03:46AM PST 06:50AM AKST 4:03
09-Dec-2017 B77LAnchorage Intl ()Metropolitan Oakland Intl () 08:54PM AKST 01:58AM PST (+1) 4:03
09-Dec-2017 B77LIncheon Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 11:09PM KST 12:07PM AKST 6:58
09-Dec-2017 UnknownKansai Int'l ()Narita Int'l () 08:50AM JST 10:02AM JST 1:12
09-Dec-2017 UnknownShanghai Pudong Int'l ()Kansai Int'l () 04:13AM CST 06:47AM JST 1:33
07-Dec-2017 B77LMemphis Intl ()Cologne Bonn () 03:52PM CST 06:25AM CET (+1) 7:32
07-Dec-2017 B77LLiege ()Memphis Intl () 08:43AM CET 11:23AM CST 9:39
04-Dec-2017 B77LAnchorage Intl ()Shanghai Pudong Int'l () 11:41PM AKST 02:19AM CST (+2) 9:37
04-Dec-2017 B77LSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Anchorage Intl () 07:39PM PST 09:48PM AKST 3:08
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