Delivered to American Airlines in 1978, then sold to Hawaiian Airlines in 1999 and finaly converted to a freighter and acquired by FedEx in 2003. Its fair to say this MD-10 is no stranger to Los A... (more)
I am not sure of the name on this frame, but I believe it is "Mattea". It is shown here taxiing to the FedEx ramp after the flight from MEM as "FedEx 723 Heavy" (FDX723).
Waiting for the 10PM rush in the waning rays of sunset.
[Canon 7D + Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM] One of two FedEx MD-10s that landed back-to-back just short of sunset.
Why, this is the best plane-watching spot in the whole state of Mississippi, I bet! This FedEx heavy is on final for MEM's Runway 36R.