Aviation Photo #1774749 McDonnell Douglas MD-11(F) - FedEx - Federal Express

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That "contraption" on the nose is the Kollsman EVS (Enhanced Vision System) sensor which is currently being installed on Fedex's fleet, including the MD-11s, MD-10s, A300s, and A310s. The EVS allows pilots to see a live, clear image of ground/terrain features during periods of low visbility. The image is projected onto a HUD or HDD, allowing for lower landing minimums and an overall safer operation.
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    Je89 W.
    FedEx - Federal Express
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11(F)
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11
    McDonnell Douglas
    48551
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    N593FE
    Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB)
    Hawaii
    USA
    August 18, 2010
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Comments (3)

Anonymous
8 years ago
Cool Jerrold.....cool

Andrew
Los Angeles
Anonymous
8 years ago
Never heard of that system yet, but it totally makes sense. Thanks a lot for updating us!
Anonymous
8 years ago
A piercing on MD11's nose!

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