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by HPRamper
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Anyone know what's up with FedEx 9090? Seems to be a maint. callsign but it caught my eye, being an MD-11 flying out of LAX that is currently doing donuts near Pueblo, CO at 8000 feet (2-3000 feet AGL) Flight test, it appears they were using the Pueblo airport to calibrate something. Headed back to...

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by HPRamper
Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Does anyone know if Fedex has started a new departure bank out of IND? I noticed today that there are a lot of flights departing from there around 9am now, and they all seem to start with 2 as the first number of the flight. Yes. It's called the RESPONSE project and it has systemically changed FX q...

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by HPRamper
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 34143

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread

What kind of loader will Fedex be using to load/unload this aircraft? A normal cargo loader would be too tall. Fork lift only? FX would never use a forklift. It's against company policy to even lift a loaded container with a forklift, interfacing with a plane would be out of the question. Some new ...

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by HPRamper
Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

N840FD, the ex-Etihad 777F that FX purchased, came out of VCV yesterday and is now resting at ANC before heading to SIN tonight, presumably for a pre-induction heavy check. Still not listed as an active tail in the mx screen.

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by HPRamper
Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 34143

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread

What kind of loader will Fedex be using to load/unload this aircraft? A normal cargo loader would be too tall. Fork lift only? FX would never use a forklift. It's against company policy to even lift a loaded container with a forklift, interfacing with a plane would be out of the question. Some new ...

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by HPRamper
Tue Mar 30, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

She must have been pulling a TON of domestic cycles back in Korea. Her last SDR was from a heavy check in 2018, but back then she had only 46,000 hours, but a whopping 40,645 cycles. That and with Pratt engines that seem to have fallen out of favor at FedEx means she's coming up on another check an...

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by HPRamper
Mon Mar 29, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

FX has its next plane scheduled for a retirement flight to VCV and it's not an MD10 or even an MD11...it's an A306. On 4/6, tail 717FD will be headed to the desert.

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by HPRamper
Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Regarding the FedEx MD11F fleet : What is the future for the 5 stored MD11 aircaft ? N522FE, PW powered, stored VCV since April 2020. N646FE, GE powered, stored VCV since August 2019, still in LH Cargo configuration (ex D-ALCE) N647FE, GE powered, stored VCV since December 2019, also in LH Cargo co...

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by HPRamper
Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

I agree that FedEx Ground is messed up. I had a box delivered at 545 pm yesterday. It was shipped from a local company, First Aid/Medical Supplies. I'm sure our UPS guy was back at his hub getting ready to go home. FedEx corporate is working on a reorganization of the entire system that will result...

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by HPRamper
Mon Mar 08, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM to expand freighter capacity with 8 additional B767s
Replies: 16
Views: 4169

Re: LATAM to expand freighter capacity with 8 additional B767s

Whyso? This will ensure they have a much longer life than their non-converted brethren. It just seems wasteful to convert a 7/ 8 year old airframe from an environmental perspective - freighter conversion is a much more invasive process than, say, an HMV check and generates a lot of landfill waste (...

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by HPRamper
Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is FedEx struggling to recover from last week?
Replies: 48
Views: 7556

Re: Is FedEx struggling to recover from last week?

The Wall Street Journal did an extensive article on this in today's paper: https://www.wsj.com/articles/fedex-delivery-delays-stretch-for-weeks-after-storm-hits-memphis-hub-11614795749?mod=hp_lista_pos1 FedEx claims it will be back to normal by the weekend. We'll see. ShipMatrix, according to the W...

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by HPRamper
Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is FedEx struggling to recover from last week?
Replies: 48
Views: 7556

Re: Is FedEx struggling to recover from last week?

Memphis was wholly unprepared for the snow and ice they received. I don't mean the airport specifically - I mean the city and the people. Nobody was leaving their home, and a hub of many thousands of people can't operate when there aren't workers. It's a good illustration of how MEM-centric FedEx is...

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by HPRamper
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions
Replies: 86
Views: 11930

Re: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions

Couldn't they route packages through EWR/IND/GSO/AFW instead? Add an extra sort time at regional hubs? I know that's much more complex than just changing the destination of a flight, but it seems like that complexity is worth it from a $$$ standpoint. They surely have the folks who would be able to...

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by HPRamper
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Looks like the weather at MEM and SDF is pretty-decent tonight, so hopefully some of that freight that everyone is waiting for will make it to its destination on Friday. I assume that vaccines get priority treatment; interesting that in NYC they're sounding the alarm about weather/shipping delays f...

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by HPRamper
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions
Replies: 86
Views: 11930

Re: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions

How's FX in MEM doing? I have had a 2-day (promised delivery yesterday 2/17) package sitting there with no updates for over 24 hours. Even if it left MEM today it would not be delivered until tomorrow at the earliest, which is 2 days late. It would have been about the same amount of time now to hav...

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by HPRamper
Thu Feb 18, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions
Replies: 86
Views: 11930

Re: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions

How's FX in MEM doing? I have had a 2-day (promised delivery yesterday 2/17) package sitting there with no updates for over 24 hours. Even if it left MEM today it would not be delivered until tomorrow at the earliest, which is 2 days late. It would have been about the same amount of time now to hav...

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by HPRamper
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

MEM is for all intents and purposes closed as of this morning. Looks like fewer than 10 domestic legs are going to be departing on the morning bank, all focus is on the international flights. Inbound is looking the same for the dayturn. Most flights have been cancelled outright.

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by HPRamper
Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions
Replies: 86
Views: 11930

Re: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions

Surprised there wasn’t a thread on AS’s meltdowns at PDX and SEA last weekend. 10+ hour wait times on phone holds even for elites is NOT how to work crisis ops. The Port of Portland took all their toys when they went home at 3:00pm on Friday. One of our arrivals had to stop on the taxiway because t...

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by HPRamper
Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

MEM and IND will be a hot mess all week most likely. 1423 MEM-SEA this morning for instance....all of 5 containers on board.

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by HPRamper
Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

I used to run an office for a company in Tucson. They would over night checks from Phoenix via Fed Ex, They would route PHX to OAK to TUS. That is about 1.5 hour drive from PHX to TUS. Oh I can do you one better. I worked at a company in Cincinnati, OH. One of our vendors based in Covington, KY was...

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by HPRamper
Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

MEM is also a disaster for FX, flights were departing 2-10 hours late throughout the day. Many markets were cancelled. Today appears to be more of the same. It may well take through the weekend to get things cleared up.

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by HPRamper
Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

kind of a strange diversion or rescue flight... UPS MD-11 Raleigh to SDF diverted all the way to KMCO Orlando? looks like the scheduled MD-11 UPS 1329 from KMCO to SDF may be stuck due to a mechanical as it hasn't left yet nearly 2 hours late.. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UPS1275/history/20...

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by HPRamper
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 34143

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread

Dumb question maybe but do you know how they do W&B on the feeders (especially at outstations where they may not have accurate freight weights)? At hubs and ramps do they scan packages in to zones on the aircraft so they can get an accurate weight or is there another method to estimate the weig...

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by HPRamper
Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 34143

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread

Around the time of the first assembly and the fire at the plant, there was a news piece on this. Fedex needs to replace some of their 208B's but also up gauge and expand. Near the same time as the 408 order, Fedex also ordered (30) 72-600F, they are capable of (6) LD3's. so a lot in these two order...

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by HPRamper
Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

N319CM VCP-MEM-VCP tomorrow morning I don't know how long this CAM operation to South America is going to last or if there's a quiet deal for FX to purchase 319CM, FX certainly has enough 767s on property to be operating that one. N319CM is Amerijet. N396CM had been operating for FedEx since Decemb...

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by HPRamper
Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Just a quick check and to my surprise, FX is still plugging along with contract aircraft here in February. N319CM VCP-MEM-VCP tomorrow morning N581JN LAX-MEM-ONT tomorrow morning N545JN MEM-ONT Thursday morning N799JN MEM-ONT Wednesday morning N415JN HNL-MEM tonight I don't know how long this CAM op...

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by HPRamper
Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 34143

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread

Can’t think of a more perfect replacement for Air Cargo Carriers than this. Also, for those in the know, is this replacing the Caravan at FedEx? No. This will be for expansion and right-sizing. I believe the first bunch are headed to the Europe operation. Around the time of the first assembly and t...

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by HPRamper
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 34143

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread

KCaviator wrote:
Can’t think of a more perfect replacement for Air Cargo Carriers than this.

Also, for those in the know, is this replacing the Caravan at FedEx?

No. This will be for expansion and right-sizing. I believe the first bunch are headed to the Europe operation.

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by HPRamper
Fri Jan 29, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

A lot of belly capacity is gone now. Look how many widebodies were retired by passenger airlines. Not all of those are going to come back as a 1-for-1.

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by HPRamper
Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

FedEx to temporarily relocate its HKG based pilots to OAK to avoid them having to quarantine every time they return to HKG from flying. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-fedex-hong-kong/fedex-to-relocate-hong-kong-based-pilots-to-san-francisco-to-avoid-quarantine-memo-idUSKBN29X0EA Oh boy. I bet t...

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by HPRamper
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

A brief moment of silence as FX Parked N10060 according to https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=4 likely for good. She's barely broken in, with (according the the last SDR from April) with just 68,000 hours and 28,500 cycles. We've seen 767s with twice the hours head to conv...

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by HPRamper
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Who does it for FedEx on their MD-10-30s, or is it in-house? I was really surprised to see the GeoSky 742F in service using pretty old early RB211s. It just amazes me that some operators will decide to park fleets rather than overhaul engines. These sorta fly by night central Asian operators will h...

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by HPRamper
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

AFAIK a 747-200SF or -F would be more easy to maintain than a DC8-70 series, seen the difficulty to source servicable DC8 spare parts Many 742 rotable parts are also used at the 747-400 series. Most favourable would be a 742 powered with GE CF6-50E2 engines This type of engine is still repaired and...

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by HPRamper
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

This reads to me like she's trying to chase yield and not volume. Full planes and trucks don't mean you're making a profit. Any idiot can fill a plane with passengers or packages, it takes care and smarts to fill them with profitable passengers and packages. If you're filling your plane and it isn'...

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by HPRamper
Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

re: increased Western Global flying for FedEx, I didn't have the chance to check today but if Atlas ops have wrapped up, it makes sense that WG jumped in on those routes. USPS volume has still not tapered off, my ramp alone had additional postal charters nearly every day this week, from 757 to MD10...

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by HPRamper
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

I'd also add I see no need to exclude Amazon and DHL from this thread from an airfleet standpoint. They are both major players the same as FX and 5X and as we saw this peak, there is so much interplay among them with the charter carriers like Atlas and Kalitta. They are all large pieces of the same ...

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by HPRamper
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139966

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

re: increased Western Global flying for FedEx, I didn't have the chance to check today but if Atlas ops have wrapped up, it makes sense that WG jumped in on those routes. USPS volume has still not tapered off, my ramp alone had additional postal charters nearly every day this week, from 757 to MD10 ...

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by HPRamper
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2021
Replies: 40
Views: 11280

Re: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2021

catiii wrote:
Are they delivered ready to go into service? Or is their more work that happens post delivery before EIS?

For FedEx I know it takes them about a week to be put into service after delivery.

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by HPRamper
Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 69537

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

I bought several $thousands of stuff on eBay in the 90s. But I finally came to the conclusion that their sellers were not as reliable as I wanted. They may be better now, but Amazon and Craigslist has taken much (but not all) of their territory. Also I decided not to use Pay Pal, although many do l...

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by HPRamper
Sat Jan 02, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 619
Views: 74554

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021

Looks like N399CM in "actual" Aloha Air Cargo colors is now flying the SEA route.

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by HPRamper
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 69537

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

Time for the New Years update on the FedEx Express charter ops. Still going strong, it appears. N513SN has mysteriously reappeared, and is running LAX today. N581JN is doing LAX-MEM today but doesn't seem to have a movement planned after that for another day or so. N799JN is off the MEM-SLC-MEM rout...

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by HPRamper
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 69537

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

I remember reading The Power of Productivity, a McKinsey. It is written the the heydays of Walmart, and he dedicated a chapter to the company. What he said stuck with me, and has served me well in my thinking. Walmart was a huge success, but competitors learn to compete. He went further and said th...

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by HPRamper
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goggle Maps: No Planes at JFK?
Replies: 9
Views: 1941

Re: Goggle Maps: No Planes at JFK?

SDF is the same other than one bird on a taxiway. Thankfully, MEM has not had the same treatment yet, and all the FedEx planes are visible packing the ramp. I was disappointed today trying to view the SDF UPS hub. They are gone on Maps in Windows. On Google Earth they are gone. I'm looking at them ...

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by HPRamper
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 69537

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

A quick note to our eastern hemisphere moderator friends who are locking threads: peak 2020 is expected to last a few more weeks, please don’t kill this one off just yet Good call! While we may still see elevated volumes due to continuing PPE and vaccine movement, "Peak" can probably be s...

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by HPRamper
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goggle Maps: No Planes at JFK?
Replies: 9
Views: 1941

Re: Goggle Maps: No Planes at JFK?

eightcone wrote:
SDF is the same other than one bird on a taxiway.


Thankfully, MEM has not had the same treatment yet, and all the FedEx planes are visible packing the ramp. I was disappointed today trying to view the SDF UPS hub.

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by HPRamper
Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 69537

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

N513SN is not in our tail database at this point and I would assume it's awaiting return to SHV or RSW. Others are still going strong on MEM-SLC and MEM-ONT/LAX, as well as the Atlas 747s and 767s on their respective routes. Seems FX planned ahead of time for peak to not be over at Christmas - a mi...

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by HPRamper
Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020
Replies: 1891
Views: 233697

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020

I believe you, but I'm not quite seeing it. I'm looking mostly at this: https://goo.gl/maps/HYfxFuoArMbhd4nk7 (I've also looked at it in "3D", and it still looks similar. Am I looking at the wrong spot or am I missing something? I was missing it too at first, but I think that HPRamper is ...

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by HPRamper
Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 69537

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

N513SN is not in our tail database at this point and I would assume it's awaiting return to SHV or RSW. Others are still going strong on MEM-SLC and MEM-ONT/LAX, as well as the Atlas 747s and 767s on their respective routes. Seems FX planned ahead of time for peak to not be over at Christmas - a mis...

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by HPRamper
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020
Replies: 1891
Views: 233697

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020

Ok, in what scenario are dollies not needed anymore? You have to have dolly strings to move the containers from sort to aircraft, unless you have a nose dock but those are few and far between. The only alternative is to have trucks back directly up to the loader, but that's a very inefficient way t...

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by HPRamper
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 69537

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

I believe they are using it for the latter, sort of like the role ANC plays for US-Asia routes. CX747 will know more though. Interesting to see cargo airlines still doing this. For many, many years FedEx used ALA as its stopover point trans-Asia, before the 777. MD11s, sometimes multiple, were ther...

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