One of the most beautiful tails in the world. The Amazing Boeing 727
Originally delivered to Air Canada on 27/09/1979 as C-GAAR, later flew for Federal Express (FedEx) and Morningstar Air Express on leasing to FEDEX, donated to Polk State College & Central Florida ... (more)
Parked near the Museum of Sun N Fun at Lakeland Linder Airport now wearing the colors of the defunct airline Piedmont Airlines.
This aircraft was donated to Sun N Fun since 01-02-2013, on the airshow it served as static display, even a FedEx 757 performed a fly-by to commemorate the classic 727.
2012 The Great New England Air Show - Westover ARB - Chicopee, MA
Front office of a 1978 classic, still flying but due to be phased out in the near future. It is always a special treat to see 'Golden Age' jets still in service. [SB-400]
The famous Boeing nose, pioneered on the 367-80 and featured prominently on this vintage 1978 bird. Thanks to Fedex for bringing it here to the 2012 Great New England Air Show.
The holiday package rush offers a rare daylight 727 arrival at Alliance - in this case FDX2559 (LFT-AFW). First shot of this airframe in the database...surprising.