Greetings from The Aero Experience Team


The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!

Blue skies,

Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

FedEx Express Boeing 727 Walk Around: Donated Aircraft Shines in the Midwestern Sun

By Carmelo Turdo
A little over a week ago, a FedEx Express Boeing 727 was delivered to St. Louis Downtown Airport as the first installment of a future regional emergency services training center.  The overcast conditions that day made it difficult to fully appreciate the gleaming white jet as it landed and parked in front of the airport fire station for the acceptance ceremony. The sun has finally appeared, making the classic 727 shape stand out among the other aircraft at the Jet Aviation ramp.  The Aero Experience is privileged to bring you continuing coverage of the aircraft as it is transformed in the coming months.  Here is a walk around tour as it appeared yesterday in the morning sunshine:


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