posts tagged with Boeing 777

FedEx Recognized for Innovative Technology Delivering Business Value

777f.jpg Recently CIO Magazine recognized FedEx with its annual CIO 100 Award for our data storage technology called Common Data Service (CDS). The award celebrates innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value.

No Longer Walking

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“No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.” – Orville WrightI guess Lindbergh never heard that one. Or, then again, maybe he did. To be fair, Orville and Wilbur Wright were at the very beginnings of aviation, as we know – they were striding in the early stages of flight. But, it reminded me of a statement back in November 2008, where I said you have to walk before you can fly. That was written in the early stages of our citizenship reporting.

777 Homecoming: A Personal Story

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I have been with FedEx since May of 1991. I started working as an Aviation Maintenance Technician in JFK and then moved on to work in Memphis at the Avionics Line Department which handles all aircraft electronic related work before, during and after the hub turn daily. I worked there for eight years.I then sought a position to be an Avionics Technician at the Memphis Hangar 11/12 Avionics Shop. It’s here that we do all scheduled maintenance for FedEx Airbus and B727, as well as drop in maintenance for the rest of our fleet.