This 19 year old MD-11 freighter was first delivered to Eva Air in mid-1995 as B-16106, she's now stored at Mojave, California since November 2013.
After 18 years of flying, she's now stored at Mojave, California. Needless to say, it was rather loud landing. [1200 PIXELS]
Originally an Eva Air Cargo bird delivered in '98 (B-16106), later flew for Shanghai Airlines Cargo and then repainted into China Cargo colours after the merger.
The China Eastern logo on this China Cargo
*China Cargo Airlines - MD-11F - B-2179*
Ex-Shanghai Cargo scheme but now in "Cargo King" scheme after merging.
Decelerating on a damp runway as CK289 from Shanghai, Pudong. Loving the water intake by the two engines! [1/20s Panning]