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First FedEx 757 To CDG In Flight Now!  
User currently offlinefxramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 7361 posts, RR: 85
Posted (4 years 5 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5295 times:
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N919FD is on it's way! IND-BGR-CDG. Spotters get your camera ready!   

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/FDX9005

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User currently offline413X3 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1983 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 5 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5134 times:

Not a revenue flight, what is it doing?

User currently offlineairbuseric From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 4277 posts, RR: 51
Reply 2, posted (4 years 5 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5077 times:

Is it re-positioning to start operations on the European network? Therefore maybe an 'non revenue flight' or empty even?


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User currently offlineRobK From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 3958 posts, RR: 18
Reply 3, posted (4 years 5 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4923 times:

Appears to be something wrong with it. Just left the coast at FL370 but now descending to FL300 as I write.

User currently offlineRobK From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 3958 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (4 years 5 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4885 times:

Now down to FL270 and still heading east. Surely it must turn back west and divert to YQX ??

User currently offlinerampguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (4 years 5 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4870 times:

According to Flightaware, it's not stopping in BGR. Operating non-stop IND-CDG.

User currently offlineRobK From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 3958 posts, RR: 18
Reply 6, posted (4 years 5 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4860 times:

Yes I know, rampguy, but it was well out over the Atlantic at 53W when it suddenly descended to FL270. There must be some problem with it and I doubt it will reach Paris at that flight level as the fuel consumption will be off the dial.

User currently offlinefxramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 7361 posts, RR: 85
Reply 7, posted (4 years 5 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4758 times:
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Quoting rampguy (Reply 5):
it's not stopping in BGR

You are correct (last minute change).

Quoting RobK (Reply 6):
when it suddenly descended to FL270

Initial trips to CDG won't allow MNPS airspace in the NAT region. RVSM could also be an issue (initially).


User currently offlineAesma From France, joined Nov 2009, 6933 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (4 years 5 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4284 times:

Nothing to do with the ATC strike ?


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User currently offlineNASBWI From Bahamas, joined Feb 2005, 1320 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (4 years 5 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 4074 times:

Out of curiosity (and mainly because I'd love to fly my FS9 757 of FE to more places): where does FedEx send their 757s on its regular schedule?


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User currently offline413X3 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1983 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (4 years 5 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3820 times:

check out flightaware for your answer

User currently offlineMYT332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 11, posted (4 years 5 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3778 times:

And the aircraft doing the honours today is ex MyTravel G-LCRC and more recently ex FlyJet G-FJEA. Memories!


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User currently offlineyyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16367 posts, RR: 56
Reply 12, posted (4 years 5 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3559 times:

Fedex Canada just added a 752F tfr'ed from the main Fedex fleet for Cdn domestic ops replacing a 722F. Fedex Canada now operates 1 752F, 5 722F and 1 ATR42F


Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
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