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McDonnell Douglas MD-11 (N587FE)

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John Giambone
AWESOME PICTURE SCOT ! THANKS FOR POSTING!
Greg Byington
Great pic, Scot!
Scot WattawaPhoto Uploader
Thank you John and Greg
DSmithOps
Well done!
beautiful , super , photo
Scot WattawaPhoto Uploader
Thank you DSmith and Mathias
David French
Great photo but some strange perspective illusion going on - the engine on the right wing looks larger than that on the left wing even though it's further away.
Al Miller
The tail engine inlet looks odd.
Jim Smirh
# 2 is creating fog because of the low pressure in the intake at take-off power setting. The the dew point being close enough to the ambient temp. You can sometimes see it in the early stages of take-off roll just after brake release. There is just a bit of this in both #1 and #3, also. It's similar to what you see on some landings especially on the wing tips and between different sections of the flaps. Good catch!
Scot WattawaPhoto Uploader
Jim in correct about the low pressure causing the compression cloud. If you look at #2 it is completely blocked with it and when she started her take-off roll it was present.
Hugh Somsen
Optical illusion? Is that a Tail Dragger?
n9341c
I'm actually more curious about the KC-135 in the background because THIS IS ABOUT THE 100,000 PIC OF AN INCREDIBLY BORING FED EX PLANE!

God Flightaware get a clue.
Greg Venable
Great pic, kinda partial to FedEx since it's my employer!
Luis Jacobo
love this plane, so the Fedex way
Cameron Stone
Someone decided to have some fun haha
lordfarringdon
Great shot Scott. The high angle of attack is almost blocking airflow to #2 causing some low pressure at the compressor. On 3 holers this can lead to compressor stalls (loud thumps). Used to crew B727's and any rapid throttle advancement while doing a rolling start out of the taxiway would invariably mean the the no 2 engine was starved of air momentarily...boom boom...and off we'd go!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
21-Jul-2019 MD11Memphis Intl ()Orlando Intl () 04:18PM CDT 07:01PM EDT 1:42
21-Jul-2019 MD11Metropolitan Oakland Intl ()Memphis Intl () 06:46AM PDT 12:11PM CDT 3:25
20-Jul-2019 MD11Indianapolis Intl ()Metropolitan Oakland Intl () 05:41PM EDT 06:34PM PDT 3:53
20-Jul-2019 MD11Boston Logan Intl ()Indianapolis Intl () 10:06AM EDT 11:52AM EDT 1:46
19-Jul-2019 MD11Memphis Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 04:10PM CDT 07:36PM EDT 2:26
19-Jul-2019 MD11Luis Munoz Marin Intl ()Memphis Intl () 10:14AM AST 12:56PM CDT 3:42
19-Jul-2019 MD11Memphis Intl ()Luis Munoz Marin Intl () 03:49AM CDT 08:24AM AST 3:34
18-Jul-2019 MD11Portland Intl ()Memphis Intl () 06:44PM PDT 12:23AM CDT (+1) 3:38
18-Jul-2019 MD11Memphis Intl ()Portland Intl () 02:50PM CDT 04:44PM PDT 3:53
17-Jul-2019 MD11Newark Liberty Intl ()Memphis Intl () 09:59AM EDT 10:58AM CDT 1:59
17-Jul-2019 MD11Memphis Intl ()Newark Liberty Intl () 04:20AM CDT 07:22AM EDT 2:02
16-Jul-2019 MD11Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Memphis Intl () 11:15PM EDT 11:48PM CDT 1:33
16-Jul-2019 MD11Memphis Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 04:46PM CDT 07:08PM EDT 1:22
16-Jul-2019 MD11Los Angeles Intl ()Memphis Intl () 08:04AM PDT 01:10PM CDT 3:05
16-Jul-2019 MD11Memphis Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 04:45AM CDT 05:52AM PDT 3:07
15-Jul-2019 MD11Anchorage Intl ()Memphis Intl () 04:19PM AKDT 01:13AM CDT (+1) 5:53
15-Jul-2019 MD11Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 08:43PM CST 01:24PM AKDT 8:40
15-Jul-2019 MD11Clark International ()Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l () 04:52AM PST 06:30AM CST 1:37
14-Jul-2019 MD11Guangzhou Baiyun Int'l ()Narita Int'l () 04:35AM CST 09:16AM JST 3:41
13-Jul-2019 MD11Kansai Int'l ()Narita Int'l () 09:49AM JST 11:00AM JST 1:11
13-Jul-2019 MD11Shanghai Pudong Int'l ()Kansai Int'l () 05:35AM CST 08:16AM JST 1:40
12-Jul-2019 MD11Shanghai Pudong Int'l ()Kansai Int'l () 10:10PM CST 12:56AM JST (+1) 1:46
12-Jul-2019 MD11Narita Int'l ()Shanghai Pudong Int'l () 05:00PM JST 06:37PM CST (?) 2:36
12-Jul-2019 MD11Kansai Int'l ()Narita Int'l () 01:05PM JST 02:25PM JST 1:20
11-Jul-2019 MD11Sydney ()Guangzhou Baiyun Int'l () 05:57PM AEST 01:00AM CST (+1) 9:02
10-Jul-2019 MD11Daniel K Inouye Intl ()Sydney () 09:49AM HST 03:39PM AEST (+1) 9:49
10-Jul-2019 MD11Memphis Intl ()Daniel K Inouye Intl () 04:38AM CDT 07:28AM HST 7:50
09-Jul-2019 MD11Fort Lauderdale Intl ()Memphis Intl () 09:49PM EDT 10:40PM CDT 1:51
09-Jul-2019 MD11Memphis Intl ()Fort Lauderdale Intl () 05:22PM CDT 08:18PM EDT 1:56
09-Jul-2019 MD11Austin-Bergstrom Intl ()Memphis Intl () 07:12AM CDT 08:29AM CDT 1:16
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