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McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (N318FE)

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Snapped less than two minutes earlier than the picture I posted yesterday, this click captures "Annabel" (N318FE) as it is touching down on runway 16R. In this photo, the sun is still a whisker below the mountains behind me so the entire scene here is still in the last few seconds of dawn shadow. By the time "Annabel" had stopped, turned off the runway, and started taxiing back toward the cargo ramp, the sun had started appearing and the scene was as shown in yesterday's picture. Pretty amazing how quickly the sun rises.

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Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
Only a couple years ago, FDX did not send any DC-10 or MD-11 equipment to Reno. Today, having two here is not an everyday occurrence, but it is happening more and more frequently. In this shot, there is also a FDX B752 barely visible just behind "Annabel." And, coincidentally, the name of that other FDX DC-10 parked in the background is "Ann" (N308FE).
Greg Byington
That's another really nice shot!
Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
TY, Greg. And while you're here and I'm logged in, the first ultra-brief segment of that 8mm movie just went up on You Tube. I posted a link to it under my photo of the AA MD (first pic in my gallery). Check it out (grin - it's only a minute long). ADDED: Hey, glad you enjoyed it.
Jim Smirh
"Pretty amazing how quickly the sun rises." It sets almost as fast, also! Thanks for the FedEx shots, brings back memories. It seems the "soon to be parked" 10's are still working hard! ;-) Same "plan" was used with the 27's! Boeing/Douglas just couldn’t build them as fast they were needed. Airbus looked like it might work, but their factories weren't any faster!
Tom Vance
Right on Gman - when I used to visit Reno and Carson City area years ago - Boeing 727s were the Fed Ex backbone...
CHRIS ROBEY
Well,
aircraft are female after all! great names by FDX...
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
13-Dec-2019 DC10Denver Intl ()Memphis Intl () 09:29PM MST 12:06AM CST (+1) En Route
13-Dec-2019 DC10Memphis Intl ()Denver Intl () 03:22PM CST 04:31PM MST 2:08
13-Dec-2019 DC10Boston Logan Intl ()Memphis Intl () 09:38AM EST 11:30AM CST 2:52
13-Dec-2019 DC10Memphis Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 02:59AM CST 06:07AM EST 2:07
12-Dec-2019 DC10Miami Intl ()Memphis Intl () 09:16PM EST 10:11PM CST 1:54
12-Dec-2019 DC10Memphis Intl ()Miami Intl () 03:41PM CST 06:31PM EST 1:50
12-Dec-2019 DC10Newark Liberty Intl ()Memphis Intl () 10:06AM EST 11:30AM CST 2:24
12-Dec-2019 DC10Indianapolis Intl ()Newark Liberty Intl () 04:17AM EST 05:32AM EST 1:14
11-Dec-2019 DC10Bradley Intl ()Indianapolis Intl () 11:50PM EST 01:40AM EST (+1) 1:49
11-Dec-2019 DC10Indianapolis Intl ()Bradley Intl () 06:48PM EST 08:12PM EST 1:23
10-Dec-2019 DC10Toronto Pearson Int'l ()Indianapolis Intl () 10:29PM EST 11:48PM EST 1:19
10-Dec-2019 DC10Indianapolis Intl ()Toronto Pearson Int'l () 06:12AM EST 07:11AM EST 0:58
09-Dec-2019 DC10San Jose Int'l ()Indianapolis Intl () 07:16PM PST 01:47AM EST (+1) 3:30
09-Dec-2019 DC10Metropolitan Oakland Intl ()San Jose Int'l () 04:59PM PST 05:23PM PST 0:24
07-Dec-2019 DC10Fort Worth Alliance ()Metropolitan Oakland Intl () 05:02PM CST 06:42PM PST 3:39
07-Dec-2019 DC10Metropolitan Oakland Intl ()Fort Worth Alliance () 06:26AM PST 11:07AM CST 2:41
06-Dec-2019 DC10Indianapolis Intl ()Metropolitan Oakland Intl () 03:39AM EST 04:37AM PST 3:57
05-Dec-2019 DC10Kansas City Intl ()Indianapolis Intl () 10:52PM CST 12:54AM EST (+1) 1:01
05-Dec-2019 DC10Denver Intl ()Kansas City Intl () 07:16PM MST 09:26PM CST 1:10
05-Dec-2019 DC10Indianapolis Intl ()Denver Intl () 04:09PM EST 04:25PM MST 2:16
05-Dec-2019 DC10Ontario Intl ()Indianapolis Intl () 07:38AM PST 01:54PM EST 3:15
05-Dec-2019 DC10Indianapolis Intl ()Ontario Intl () 04:42AM EST 05:34AM PST 3:52
04-Dec-2019 DC10Bradley Intl ()Indianapolis Intl () 12:00AM EST 01:41AM EST 1:41
03-Dec-2019 DC10Indianapolis Intl ()Bradley Intl () 07:18PM EST 08:50PM EST 1:32
03-Dec-2019 DC10Ontario Intl ()Indianapolis Intl () 08:14AM PST 02:19PM EST 3:04
03-Dec-2019 DC10Indianapolis Intl ()Ontario Intl () 04:51AM EST 05:54AM PST 4:03
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