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May 21, 2018

Inside the Boeing 777F EcoDemonstrator Plane

The Boeing 777F EcoDemonstrator is equipped with lasers, cameras, flies on 100% biofuel, and has a cargo bay outfitted with rows of computer test stations.Go behind the scenes in remote northern Montana as Boeing tests 35 new technologies on a FedEx 777F plane.

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May 16, 2018

How FedEx Air Operations Prepares for Earthquakes

Memphis, Tennessee – home of FedEx World Headquarters – is located in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, an earthquake zone. While even the smallest earthquake is not common in this area today, a look farther back in time reveals a history of rare, but strong quakes. In 1811 a massive earthquake of at least 7.5

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March 21, 2018

Mobile Field Hospital Shines in Disaster Dress Rehearsal

Watch this video to see a simulation of how International Medical Corps deploys their mobile field hospital to disaster locations.

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March 20, 2018

King Tut Antiquities Take Flight in World Tour

Video: See how we transported priceless artifacts around the world for the KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition.

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March 19, 2018

Autonomous Tuggers Pull Their Weight in FedEx Hub

Autonomous, or driverless, tuggers are being used by FedEx Ground to transport bulky packages through hub facilities. The tuggers know the shape of the building and are packed with sensors. These large e-commerce deliveries (trampolines, exercise equipment, canoes, etc) represent the fastest growing portion of FedEx Ground package volume, currently about 10% of total volume.

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February 12, 2018

100 Years Later, Remembering Pioneer American WWI Pilots

They were students at one of the most exclusive universities in America. Their futures were bound for unlimited success. But they risked it all by volunteering to become among the first squadron of the U.S. Navy Air Reserve. This is the story of the First Yale Unit. The United States entered World War One just

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