Re: Why a new super-jumbo isn't going to be built anytime soon.

Date:         04 Jun 97 01:45:42 
From: (Joe J. Budion, IV)
Organization: The Budion Family
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FedEx dumped our 747's because they were gas hogs, had to have their
own can type, and they were not fitting into our route system...FedEx
might buy the A3XX if they can help design it to over come these
problems...I think that in general theough FedEx would rather run 2 or
3 10's instead of a SJ...   A mechanical would not mean as many
delayed packages on a 10 as on a SJ...


Our FedEx MD-11 was flying over the MEM (Memphis, TN) SuperHub with a
fresh load of cargo from DTW (Detroit, MI) on 23 May 97 09:03:32  when
Eric Peeters <> keyed the mike and said: