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Boeing MD-11 (N601FE)
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Boeing MD-11 (N601FE)

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Rick Hoffman
Nice photo ! You just don't see a DC10 everyday !
David Plummer
Nice capture. I know the tech has been around for years, but I still have a fascination with winglets like is seen here on the MD-11.
Chris Croft
Why does no one point out the obvious. This is a McDonnell Douglas aircraft. Saying it's a Boeing is like calling a Ford Mustang a Chevy
Gary Schenauer
iffmode4 commented "Why does no one point out the obvious. This is a McDonnell Douglas aircraft. Saying it's a Boeing is like calling a Ford Mustang a Chevy"
@ iffmode4 .... I see that this is not the first time you have recently commented about this issue under a contributor's picture of an MD-11. (Ref. "ae6db's recent post of an MD-11 at LAX where you made a similar comment.) So to save you future frustrations, let me explain....
The reason no one is bothering to "point out the obvious" is because everyone except new folks such as yourself already knows there is nothing anyone can do about it. When the aircraft type "MD11' is entered in the appropriate box, the title "BOEING MD-11" auto-appears. It has been that way for eons, and dozens of FA viewers have repeatedly contacted FA to no avail. Since you are a new member to FA, you could not have known this. But don't hold Zdenek to be at fault. He's been a member for at least a decade and he (as have most of us) has learned that banging his head against FA's brick wall merely results in getting a headache. Also, while I'm here, I guess I'll forewarn you that there are many, many, MANY other instances here on FA where a correct aircraft type will be entered and an inaccurate heading auto-appears. I have never met Mr. Bubak but I assure you he can do absolutely nothing about the title. My advice ... just enjoy viewing his excellent photos and as for the inaccurate heading, just shrug it off as the many thousands of us already do.
If 100% accuracy is tres important to you, you are viewing the wrong site. Even some of the photos that get posted here are merely plastic models. (Grin and a Wave)
Peter Sayers
The obvious is, this is a nice shot. We all know what the type is an MD-11.
Chris Croft
Geez Gary, I didn't realize my posts were being so scrutinized. I'm sure FA appreciates you monitoring "newcomers" comments and rubbing their noses in their lack of knowledge about the discrepancies on FA. A simple sentence of explanation and a hearty 'welcome aboard" to the FA forum would have been much more appreciated.
Gary Schenauer
You asked a question; I answered it. Naturally, I read your comments. Isn't that why you post them, for us to read? And no way was I rubbing your nose in any manner, I even said that because you were new you "could not have known this." Do you automatically seek the most negative interpretation of anything anyone says to you? Let me apologize for insulting you. I am sorry. And be assured that in the future, I most assuredly will not scrutinize anything you say. For all to read ... I apologize to iffmode4 for whatever I said that insulted him.
John Giambone
Sweet golden hour light. Nice capture. N601FE is MD-11 Line #1. The original/first MD-11 Built for those who may not know.
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
11-Jun-2021 MD11Indianapolis Intl ()Cologne Bonn () 07:26AM EDT 09:05PM CEST 7:38
10-Jun-2021 MD11Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Indianapolis Intl () 10:45PM CDT 01:20AM EDT (+1) 1:35
10-Jun-2021 MD11Memphis Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 04:50PM CDT 05:53PM CDT 1:03
10-Jun-2021 MD11Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Memphis Intl () 07:50AM CDT 08:51AM CDT 1:00
10-Jun-2021 MD11Indianapolis Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 04:43AM EDT 05:23AM CDT 1:39
09-Jun-2021 MD11John F Kennedy Intl ()Indianapolis Intl () 11:25PM EDT 12:50AM EDT (+1) 1:24
09-Jun-2021 MD11Memphis Intl ()John F Kennedy Intl () 05:53PM CDT 09:18PM EDT 2:25
09-Jun-2021 MD11Tampa Intl ()Memphis Intl () 09:18AM EDT 09:48AM CDT 1:29
09-Jun-2021 MD11Memphis Intl ()Tampa Intl () 04:26AM CDT 06:45AM EDT 1:19
08-Jun-2021 MD11Miami Intl ()Memphis Intl () 09:13PM EDT 10:08PM CDT 1:54
08-Jun-2021 MD11Memphis Intl ()Miami Intl () 04:10PM CDT 06:59PM EDT 1:48
08-Jun-2021 MD11Metro Oakland Intl ()Memphis Intl () 06:14AM PDT 11:37AM CDT 3:23
05-Jun-2021 MD11Memphis Intl ()Metro Oakland Intl () 04:13PM CDT 05:41PM PDT 3:28
05-Jun-2021 MD11Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Memphis Intl () 05:58AM PDT 11:39AM CDT 3:40
05-Jun-2021 MD11Metro Oakland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 02:32AM PDT 04:03AM PDT 1:30
04-Jun-2021 MD11Memphis Intl ()Metro Oakland Intl () 05:22PM CDT 06:51PM PDT 3:29
04-Jun-2021 MD11Portland Intl ()Memphis Intl () 06:45AM PDT 12:26PM CDT 3:40
03-Jun-2021 MD11Memphis Intl ()Portland Intl () 03:23PM CDT 05:07PM PDT 3:44
02-Jun-2021 MD11Los Angeles Intl ()Memphis Intl () 07:48PM PDT 12:57AM CDT (+1) 3:09
02-Jun-2021 MD11Memphis Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 04:17PM CDT 05:29PM PDT 3:12
02-Jun-2021 MD11Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Memphis Intl () 07:59AM CDT 09:04AM CDT 1:04
02-Jun-2021 MD11Indianapolis Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 05:06AM EDT 05:54AM CDT 1:47
01-Jun-2021 MD11Anchorage Intl ()Indianapolis Intl () 04:30PM AKDT 01:46AM EDT (+1) 5:16
01-Jun-2021 MD11Metro Oakland Intl ()Anchorage Intl () 02:37AM PDT 05:27AM AKDT 3:49
01-Jun-2021 MD11Kansai Int'l ()Metro Oakland Intl () 04:50AM JST 10:07PM PDT (-1) 9:17
31-May-2021 MD11Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l ()Kansai Int'l () 11:38PM CST 02:35AM JST (+1) 1:57
31-May-2021 MD11Narita Int'l ()Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l () 02:58PM JST 05:04PM CST 3:06
31-May-2021 MD11Guangzhou Baiyun Int'l ()Narita Int'l () 04:39AM CST 09:05AM JST 3:26
30-May-2021 MD11Kansai Int'l ()Near Guangzhou, Guangdong 11:09PM JST Last seen 01:31AM CST (+1) 3:21
30-May-2021 MD11Shanghai Pudong Int'l ()Kansai Int'l () 04:59AM CST 07:29AM JST 1:30
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