Derek1876
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Fedex Weather Diversion Video

Tue Jul 18, 2006 2:58 am

Interesting radar tracks of Fedex traffic and how a thunderstorm played havoc with arrivals into Memphis.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6886880938991195179&q=fedex
 
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RE: Fedex Weather Diversion Video

Tue Jul 18, 2006 3:01 am

Posted before, but its nice to let the new guys see it as theyre not going to know to search for it.

Thanks for sharing
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RE: Fedex Weather Diversion Video

Tue Jul 18, 2006 3:09 am

Reminds me of the ants overrunning my kitchen in this heat  banghead ...but at least these workers are doing something useful!

Great video - thank you for sharing!!
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RE: Fedex Weather Diversion Video

Sat Jul 29, 2006 1:37 am

OK, a friend of mine sent me this same video clip but is was much higher quality and better music (I think). The A.net guy that I am I thought I needed to share it here. I searched the site and found this thread but the quality was poor so here is the better copy.

This is a direct link. It opens the windows movie download
http://www.wades.web.st/VIDEOS/Diversions_08-23-03.wmv

Enjoy!

Tug

edited to say: (also remember if you just look and don't reply/post this will disappear into the bowels of civil aviation and no one else will see it)

[Edited 2006-07-28 18:55:15]
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RE: Fedex Weather Diversion Video

Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:29 am

I have a clip of the 24 hour North American FedEx operations with an instrumental/classical version of Led Zeppelin's "Going to California"

Anybody interested? It's been up here a few times before.

Lemme know.
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RE: Fedex Weather Diversion Video

Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:53 am

Here it is:
http://www.aviationwiz.net/files/FDX_25HR_OPS.wmv

I'd love to make something like that for other airlines, if anyone knows how to do it.
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RE: Fedex Weather Diversion Video

Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:52 am

Those videos were great. Thank for the posting!
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RE: Fedex Weather Diversion Video

Sat Jul 29, 2006 4:50 am

Quoting Aviationwiz (Reply 5):

Thanks! That was pretty cool! I liked how there was one point where only one plane was in the air.

Hey is there a place where more of these type of "tracking" videos are available For other airlines?

Tug
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RE: Fedex Weather Diversion Video

Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:47 am

I still find it funny there is the one airplane that goes all the way back to DFW instead of STL or LIT like the rest....

I do like the Aerosmith music better...
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RE: Fedex Weather Diversion Video

Sat Jul 29, 2006 12:16 pm

It's cool seeing the ones divert while other planes were able to land at MEM before some planes even landed at the diversion airport. Kind of ironic.
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