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FedEx Gives Cargo Jet to Cal Baptist University

 

Last updated 1/11/2013 at Noon



RIVERSIDE - Students in California Baptist University's aviation program have a 153-foot-long laboratory to learn in now thanks to a donation from FedEx.

The worldwide freight company gave a Boeing 727-200F recently retired from its fleet to the school, which will have daily access to the 33-year-old jet at Riverside Municipal Airport.

''Although this aircraft has reached the end of its useful life in commercial service ... it is beginning a new life here at the Riverside Municipal Airport as a working lab for CBU aviation science students,'' said Dr. Daniel Prather, founding chair of the...



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