posts tagged with Pilot

Delivering History: The search for Amelia Earhart's long lost plane

Seventy five years ago, Amelia Earhart’s disappearance became one of the greatest mysteries in aviation history. Now, FedEx is supporting the search for answers with the transportation of underwater investigative equipment set for use by The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) in its July 2012 Earhart Project expedition aboard the Ka'imikai-o-Kanaloa.

FedEx team members and the 2012 Women In Aviation International Conference

wia-conf.jpg ...There were dozens of women looking for an opportunity with a company who will recognize their potential and encourage their growth. We were happy to share our personal stories and talk about the culture of excellence we enjoy at FedEx. Many times during the conference, I heard comments about the difference we make to our customers and the impact our team had throughout the event...

Meet the Crew of the “FedEx Panda Express” In the Air and On the Ground

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FedEx may be best known as the company that delivers when something “absolutely, positively” has to be there. But since the company’s founding nearly 40 years ago, we’ve done a lot more than simply deliver packages. And the two pandas currently preparing for their trip to Scotland are just the latest examples in a long list of interesting, unusual and very valuable shipments aboard FedEx vehicles!

Why I Fly - A FedEx pilot's view on Saving Sight Worldwide with ORBIS

bob-rutherford.jpg ...Over 75% of the pilots of the ORBIS jet are FedEx volunteers. FedEx Express also provides the maintenance and training, and even provided the next generation airplane - an MD10!

I’ve volunteered to use vacation to fly about 50 ORBIS flights all over Asia, Africa and the Middle East. For me, nothing can replace the experience of witnessing an operation and seeing a child get the gift of sight. I just wish that all of our FedEx family could witness these things for themselves. It gives you a whole new perspective on ‘seeing the world!’...