Posts Tagged ‘McDonnell Douglas MD-11’
 

 

Flying in Cargo Class: The Anatomy of an Air Freighter

As an airliner flies by, cargo and passenger jets look virtually the same.. Inside a freighter, though, it's an entirely different experience.
by Ken Hoke
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The End of the (Passenger, Widebody) Trijet: Saying Goodbye to the MD-11

This article originally appeared onĀ AirlineReporter.com. The MD-11 was probably a bad idea. McAir came up with the aircraft because it was a bigger, meaner, DC-10. So much DC-10 that there originally was not going to be an MD-...
by Bernie Leighton
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First successful flight of the Wright Flyer in 1903, for which the Wright Brothers filed a patent on March 23, 1902.

Today in Aviation History: March 23rd

The Wright Brothers file a patent for their motorized flying machine, a FedEx MD-11 crashes in Tokyo, an Aeroflot A310 crashes when he lets his children take over the controls, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 

 
Nordic Global Airlines MD-11 OH-LGC

MD-11 Versus Wall: Wall Wins

I guess you could argue the wall in this photo looks worse for wear than the cargo plane that hit it. After all, it does have a gaping hole in it, whereas the MD-11 suffered a measly crumpled radome. But...
by admin
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Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 Crashes in Saudi Arabia, Two Pilots Injured

A Lufthansa Cargo aircraft crashed at an airport in the Saudi capital on Tuesday morning, officials said, injuring the two pilots on board.
by BNO News
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