yow
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FedEx At Burbank Question

Wed Jun 20, 2007 3:48 am

I know FedEx operates A310s almost exclusively into BUR. My question is, what is the most common model of 310 that FDX use at BUR the -200 or the -300? None of the flight trackers seem to be very helpful. flightaware.com calls all the Burbank-bound FDX flights A310/J.

Any help is appreciated.
 
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RE: FedEx At Burbank Question

Wed Jun 20, 2007 3:53 am

How can you tell the difference externally? I see them fly in all the time from my house. I could do a survey...  Wink
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RE: FedEx At Burbank Question

Wed Jun 20, 2007 3:57 am

From looking at their internal schedule looks like near all are A310-200s.

Of the 3 daily flights many days only A313 planned for the remainder of June are 6/21 & 6/22 on the late afternoon MEM-BUR-IND rotation.
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RE: FedEx At Burbank Question

Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:01 am

Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 1):
How can you tell the difference externally

That's a good question. I can tell the difference between the A300 and A310 by not only the length, but by the oval APU exhaust port of the A310 as opposed to the round port of the A300. How do you tell the difference between the 312 and 313? Laxintl, any insight?

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yow
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RE: FedEx At Burbank Question

Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:04 am

Quoting Rdwelch (Reply 3):
How do you tell the difference between the 312 and 313? Laxintl, any insight?

The easiest way to tell is the lack of wingtip fences (winglets) on the 312s.

Quoting Laxintl (Reply 2):
From looking at their internal schedule looks like near all are A310-200s.

Thanks Laxintl for the info.
 
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RE: FedEx At Burbank Question

Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:05 am

Quoting YOW (Reply 4):
The easiest way to tell is the lack of wingtip fences (winglets) on the 312s.

Ah...sweet. I learned a little something today, the day is now complete.

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RE: FedEx At Burbank Question

Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:06 am

I wonder what the difference in tonnage (metric or imperial) tonnage capacity is between the 312 and 313?
 
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RE: FedEx At Burbank Question

Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:08 am

The easiest way is if the aircraft have winglets or not. All A310-300 are wiglet equipped, while near all -200s are not (a very small number late built one were equipped, but none at Fedex)


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Fedex also has some different engine combinations, however I wont get into that.
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RE: FedEx At Burbank Question

Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:11 am

Quoting Laxintl (Reply 7):
Fedex also has some different engine combinations, however I wont get into that.

Oh, c'mon humor us a little, will ya?

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RE: FedEx At Burbank Question

Wed Jun 20, 2007 5:16 am

Well, if someone gives me the usual landing times for the 3 flights, I can try to check visually, though it sounds like the answer was already provided.
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yow
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RE: FedEx At Burbank Question

Wed Jun 20, 2007 5:29 am

Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 9):
Well, if someone gives me the usual landing times for the 3 flights, I can try to check visually, though it sounds like the answer was already provided.

2 of the flights normally come in between 17:00 and 18:15, while the third normally arrives at around 05:15.

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