PHOTO: FedEx's 727s Awaiting Their Fate

While FedEx ceased operating the 727 earlier this summer, examples of the type can still be found hanging around FedEx's base in Memphis as the photo below shows.

N481FE, N204FE, N257FE, and N213FE were all caught by Aviation Week today still stored at Memphis International Airport with cockpit windows sealed up, awaiting their fate.

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