Prototype planes!

The MD11F for UPS in IF is N287UP. I am loading that plane today.

Looks like the skin needs an update for that little piece of fedex cowling! Hehe.

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Very good looking bird there even if there’s the FedEx purple

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The pilot’s logbook be like: ”Fedex 0 / UPS 1” 😂

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It’s one of our better looking aircraft! UPS is in the process of repainting their aircraft, as some are looking pretty forlorn.

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Hey Blake!

I tried to post this under the appropriate topic but the selection wasn’t available, maybe because I’m a new user on the forums or something. I went with this because that specific plane is in IF, a stretch, I know.

Thanks for your help!

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Just edit this to #real-world-aviation

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It will not allow it as it must be approved by moderators.

Awesome photo nonetheless @calico765! Loading an MD-11 must be a cool experience.

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Cool is certainly a word for it. My favorite ones to load are the 757/767’s, as they are the easiest. The MD-11’s are a bit of a pain, as we have a certain loading sequence to prevent tail tipping.

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This is awesome! Do you work at the airport, or how do you get ramp access?

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