posts tagged with Sight

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!’...

Can Just 25 People Pull a FedEx Airbus? FedEx Ireland Proves It!

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On Sunday 20 June I took part in the first ever Plane Pull in Ireland, sponsored by FedEx Express. The aim of Pull for Sight was to raise money for ORBIS, an international charity that aims to eliminate avoidable blindness in developing countries.