Trijet

Finally, everything lined-up to capture photos of a trijet!

FedEx MD-11 operating flight FDX2 from Memphis to Stansted today.

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Normally these cargo flight pass well to the South, which is useless for photography as they are backlit by the Sun. Indeed this aircraft had been preceded by FDX36 ( Indianapolis to Stansted ) about five minutes earlier on a southerly track.

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Right at this time, according to Flight Radar 24, there are only 26 trijets airborne in the entire World of which three are in passenger configuration.