CcrlR
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First UPS MD-11 Painted And In Service

Wed Oct 10, 2001 8:35 am

United parcel Service(UPS) had just gotten their first MD-11. Check here to see the perss release.

http://www.boeing.com/news/releases/2001/q4/nr_011009a.html

Here is what it looked like before it got painted.

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And here it is when it was picked for UPS. It was sitting here. It used to be owned by VASP

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they will be getting more of these later on.

"He was right, it is a screaming metal deathtrap!"-Cosmo (from the Fairly Oddparents)
 
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RE: First UPS MD-11 Painted And In Service

Wed Oct 10, 2001 9:14 am

Looks good!!!

AC_B777
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RE: First UPS MD-11 Painted And In Service

Wed Oct 10, 2001 9:21 am

Where did this GE CF6 powered MD-11 come from? It looks great!!!
 
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RE: First UPS MD-11 Painted And In Service

Wed Oct 10, 2001 9:25 am

Was the MD-11 available w/ anything but CF6s? I remember the DC-10-40 w/ JT-9Ds didn't sell very well...

Mike.
 
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RE: First UPS MD-11 Painted And In Service

Wed Oct 10, 2001 9:31 am

The MD-11 was also available with P&W 4460/4462 series engines. Swissair, Delta, JAL, Thai, China Airlines, World, & KAL went with these engines on their MD-11s.
 
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RE: First UPS MD-11 Painted And In Service

Wed Oct 10, 2001 11:59 am

N250UP is in service, N251UP and N252UP are coming soon.
 
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RE: First UPS MD-11 Painted And In Service

Wed Oct 10, 2001 12:03 pm

I just love the MD-11... Thanks, UPS!

-Will
 
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RE: First UPS MD-11 Painted And In Service

Wed Oct 10, 2001 12:11 pm

Are the MD-11s to supplement or replace the 747s?
 
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RE: First UPS MD-11 Painted And In Service

Thu Oct 11, 2001 10:56 am

No they are not going to replace the 747's I don't think. they are really nice though. I like to see them have another McDonnell Douglas aircraft besides their DC-8's
"He was right, it is a screaming metal deathtrap!"-Cosmo (from the Fairly Oddparents)

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