Re: Q:FedEx B737?

Date:         31 Jul 97 12:30:25 
From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.NOSPAM.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
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>I came across a photo of a Federal Express B737, N201FE, which I believe
>was taken before 1984. It's painted in their paint scheme, was FedEx
>evaluating the 737, did the aircraft(s) actually enter service with them?

I wouldn't have believed it, but FedEx bought at least four 737-2S2Cs
from Boeing in 1979.  Here's some further info on them:

reg      msn/ln  f.flt.  dely  disposition
------ --------- ------ ------ -----------
N201FE 21926/597 790814 790829 Sun Land 5-8/81 (leased); ARAMCO 10/81 (N720A)
N203FE 21927/600 790907 790919 LAN Chile 3/81 (CC-CHU); Aloha 5/90 (N806AL)
N204FE 21928/603 790918 790928 ARAMCO 12/80 (N715A)
N205FE 21929/608 791008 791017 ARAMCO 1/81 (N716A)

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