vote on everything
18.6k readers

Planes Used By FedEx Express

Updated June 14, 2019 18.6k views7 items
List of planes used by FedEx Express. Plane models are listed alphabetically and include additional information about each individual FedEx Express aircrafts. FedEx Express uses, or at some point has used, these planes. This list answers the questions "what kind of aircraft does FedEx Express use?" and "what plane am I flying on FedEx Express?" List includes photos of the FedEx Express planes when available, to help clear up what airplanes FedEx Express flies. Cessna 208 and Boeing 727 are only the beginning of the items on this list. {#nodes}
  • Airbus A300 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Planes Used By FedEx Express
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    The Airbus A300 is a short- to medium-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliner that was developed and manufactured by Airbus. Released in 1972 as the world's first twin-engined widebody, it was the first product of Airbus Industrie, a consortium of European aerospace manufacturers, now a subsidiary of Airbus Group. The A300 can typically seat 266 passengers in a two-class layout, with a maximum range of 4,070 nautical miles when fully loaded, depending on model. Launch customer Air France introduced the type into service on 30 May 1974. Production of the A300 ceased in July 2007, along with its smaller A310 derivative. Freighter sales for which the A300 competed are to be fulfilled by a new... more on Wikipedia
    • Type: Wide-body aircraft, Airliner
    • Manufacturer: Airbus
    • Introduced: Jan 01 1974
    • Accidents: Indian Airlines Flight 814
  • The Airbus A310 is a medium- to long-range twin-engined wide-body jet airliner that was developed and manufactured by Airbus. Released in 1983, it was the second aircraft to enter production by Airbus Industrie, the consortium of European aerospace companies now a subsidiary of Airbus Group. The A310 is a derivative of the Airbus A300, the first twin-engined widebody airliner.... more on Wikipedia
    • Type: Airliner
    • Manufacturer: Airbus
    • Introduced: Apr 01 1983
    • Accidents: Singapore Airlines Flight 117, Kenya Airways Flight 431, Aeroflot Flight 593, TAROM Flight 371, Thai Airways International Flight 311
  • Boeing 727 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Planes Used By FedEx Express
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    The Boeing 727 is a mid-size narrow-body three-engine jet aircraft built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes from the early 1960s to 1984. It can carry 149 to 189 passengers and later models can fly up to 2,400 to 2,700 nautical miles nonstop. Intended for short and medium-length flights, the 727 can use fairly short runways at smaller airports. It has three Pratt & Whitney JT8D engines below the T-tail, one on each side of the rear fuselage with a center engine that connects through an S-duct to an inlet at the base of the fin. The 727 is Boeing's only tri-jet aircraft. The 727 followed the 707, a quad-jet airliner, with which it shares its upper fuselage cross-section and cockpit design. The... more on Wikipedia
    • Type: Airliner
    • Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
    • Accidents: TWA Flight 840 bombing, Transbrasil Flight 303, Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114, TAP Portugal Flight 425, American Airlines Flight 625
  • Cessna 208 Caravan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Planes Used By FedEx Express
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    The Cessna 208 Caravan is a single-engined turboprop, fixed-tricycle landing gear, short-haul regional airliner and utility aircraft that is built in the United States by Cessna. The airplane typically seats nine passengers with a single pilot, although with a FAR Part 23 waiver it can seat up to fourteen passengers. The aircraft is also used for cargo feederliner operations.... more on Wikipedia
    • Type: Turboprop
    • Manufacturer: Cessna
    • Introduced: Jan 01 1984