20.12.1973: Assembled in Long Beach

13.02.1974: To United Airlines (3621), N1821U

09.1994: WFU and stored at Mc Carran Field, Las Vegas

22.04.1997: To FedEx

Hours / cycles accumulated by 22/04/1997: 25271 / 22867

11.1997: Back in service, titles removed (?)

22.10.1998: Re-registred N386FE

19.03.1999: Converted to MD-10

10.04.1999: First flight as MD-10

10.01.2001: Delivered to FedEx as MD-10

12.01.2001: First service for FedEx

04.04.2006: Returned to Memphis, TN after engine explosion at 30 000 ft


later MD-10



3 CF6-6D

Photo by Michael Carter

#138 under tow fresh from the paintshop. It was the first aircraft to be converted to MD-10. (LGB 03/1999)

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Photo by Chris Coduto

Former United Airlines' DC-10 fleet is having a renaissance with FedEx in form of the MD-10. (LAX 08/2001)

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