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Fedex Donates 727 To BIL  
User currently offlineHPRamper From United States of America, joined May 2005, 4991 posts, RR: 8
Posted (3 years 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2747 times:

Possibly the last 727 that will ever be flown into BIL. Arrives tomorrow 5/3 at 3pm local, tail number N468FE, flight 9034. Will be parked on the old Fedex ramp east of the terminal until the engines are removed sometime in the future.

I believe the airport will be using the plane for emergency training.

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User currently offlinefdxgirl From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 75 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (3 years 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2399 times:

Aw, end of an era. We have one here in MKE also, donated for the same reason. At least they arent being sent to the desert. It sure is nice to be able to have them to educate first responders.

User currently offlineUA_727 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 215 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (3 years 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2184 times:

Will definitely miss those 'JTs roaring from atop the Rims... Was always so awesome to watch the 72s take off eastward over the city.

Cheers 727!


"AW - I'm on Board..."
User currently offlineMountainFlyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 492 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2010 times:

My first ever flight was on a UA 727 out of BIL. Sad end to an era.

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