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Centurion Cargo MD-11F Loses Wing and Engine

Centurion Cargo MD-11F Loses Wing and Engine

October 18, 2012 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Reports from Brazil indicate the landing gear failed on touchdown, causing destruction of the engine and damaging the port wing.

FedEx’s Busy Day

FedEx’s Busy Day

December 12, 2011 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

“Green Monday” as it is sometimes called, will mark the busiest day of the year -and the busiest day ever – for FedEx. The Express company is expected to ship around 17 million packages today, a volume increase of 9% over its busiest day of 2010 and a jump ofRead More

30 Years of Cargo Facts: The MD11F Arrives

30 Years of Cargo Facts: The MD11F Arrives

May 5, 2011 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

Deliveries of the MD-11 began in 1990, after several years of work on the part of McDonnell-Douglas to reinvent their large Trijet. Although the MD-11 was launched in 1986, work had actually begun on improvements to its parent and predecessor, the DC-10 as far back as a decade prior toRead More

Ethiopian MD11F

Ethiopian MD11F

November 10, 2010 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

Ethiopian began operating two MD-11 freighters last year – ET-AML (msn: 48758) and ET-AND (msn: 48780). ET-AML, seen here on short final at Liege, was converted by Aeronavali at the beginning of 2009 and entered service in early February, 2009. Originally built for Garuda, this airframe has actually spent mostRead More

Princess Maxima

Princess Maxima

July 16, 2010 at 11:07 am 0 comments

A real live Princess? Martinair Holland’s “Prinses Máxima” – PH-MCU (id: 48757/606) is seen here heading home to Amsterdam Schiphol from Seatac on a dreary afternoon in light rain. The freighter was built for Martinair in 1996 and first flew in the old colors of the AF-KLM subsidiary. It wasRead More