A long-distance blueberry

After a holiday season spent over-eating, doesn’t the idea of replacing high-calorie desserts with some simple, healthful, fresh fruit sound good? Of course it does. But the real question isn’t whether you would like some fresh blueberries or cherries this evening, but how far are you willing to go to get them. Or, rather, how […]

Cherry Season

It’s early summer and for the Pacific Northwest that means it’s the height of Cherry season, so no points for guessing what this China Cargo Airlines 777F is carrying as it departs SeaTac for Shanghai Pudong. As in previous summers, the export of Washington Cherries brings atypical visitors to Seattle to transport the fruits by […]

Sixth 777LRF for China Cargo Airlines

China Cargo Airlines took delivery of their first of six 777LRFs back in February of 2010, and is now operating five of the new freighters, with the latest delivered just last month. Cargo Facts spied the sixth and (thus far) final aircraft for “Cargo King” returning from its first flight, a two-hour round robin from […]

30 Years of Cargo Facts: The MD11F Arrives

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 to that. After the 1979 grounding […]
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