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Boeing MD-11 (N587FE)
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Boeing 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!
Tom Vance
N9341C needs the clue - most excellent detail Scott - Calendar material! 5 stars!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
18-May-2022 MD11Indianapolis Intl ()Anchorage Intl () 04:40AM EDT 06:36AM AKDT 5:56
17-May-2022 MD11London Stansted ()Indianapolis Intl () 10:35PM BST 01:03AM EDT (+1) 7:28
17-May-2022 MD11Charles de Gaulle/Roissy ()London Stansted () 08:41PM CEST 08:31PM BST 0:49
16-May-2022 MD11Cologne Bonn ()Charles de Gaulle/Roissy () 11:48PM CEST 12:40AM CEST (+1) 0:51
16-May-2022 MD11Charles de Gaulle/Roissy ()Cologne Bonn () 09:16PM CEST 09:58PM CEST 0:42
14-May-2022 MD11London Stansted ()Charles de Gaulle/Roissy () 06:30PM BST 08:12PM CEST 0:42
13-May-2022 MD11Indianapolis Intl ()London Stansted () 05:02AM EDT 05:33PM BST 7:30
12-May-2022 MD11Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Indianapolis Intl () 10:45PM CDT 01:20AM EDT (+1) 1:34
12-May-2022 MD11Memphis Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 05:00PM CDT 06:01PM CDT 1:01
12-May-2022 MD11Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl ()Memphis Intl () 06:49AM MST 11:15AM CDT 2:25
12-May-2022 MD11Memphis Intl ()Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl () 04:33AM CDT 05:14AM MST 2:40
11-May-2022 MD11Cherry Point ()Memphis Intl () 09:01PM EDT 09:33PM CDT 1:31
11-May-2022 MD11Cologne Bonn ()Cherry Point () 03:43PM CEST 06:16PM EDT 8:33
11-May-2022 MD11Trondheim, Vaernes ()Cologne Bonn () 11:38AM CEST 01:37PM CEST 1:58
11-May-2022 MD11Charles de Gaulle/Roissy ()Trondheim, Vaernes () 06:46AM CEST 08:50AM CEST 2:04
09-May-2022 MD11Cologne Bonn ()Charles de Gaulle/Roissy () 11:39PM CEST 12:28AM CEST (+1) 0:48
09-May-2022 MD11Charles de Gaulle/Roissy ()Cologne Bonn () 09:11PM CEST 09:52PM CEST 0:41
07-May-2022 MD11Memphis Intl ()Charles de Gaulle/Roissy () 04:31AM CDT 07:23PM CEST 7:52
06-May-2022 MD11Montreal-Mirabel ()Memphis Intl () 09:29PM EDT 11:01PM CDT 2:31
06-May-2022 MD11Memphis Intl ()Montreal-Mirabel () 03:46PM CDT 06:51PM EDT 2:04
06-May-2022 MD11Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl ()Memphis Intl () 07:32AM MST 11:55AM CDT 2:22
06-May-2022 MD11Memphis Intl ()Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl () 05:14AM CDT 06:00AM MST 2:45
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