N402UP – the First 757-200PF to Fly

A brief look back today, as we see N402UP (msn: 23724) arriving at Boeing field on a spring evening. This aircraft was chronologically the second 757 freighter ever built, but by happenstance became the first to fly, on August 11th, 1987, and the first to be delivered, on Sept. 17, 1987. A little over a […]
  • David Harris
  • March 17, 2014

Ethiopian’s First Freighter

From the Cargo Facts Archives! Since we brought you one of Ethiopian’s newer MD11’s this week, here’s a look back at another Ethiopian freighter. It is August 23, 1990, and ET-AJS (msn: 24845) is on the testing ramp at Boeing Field, which at that time was still the test & pre-delivery facility for both the […]
  • David Harris
  • November 12, 2010