Flying Tigers Boeing 747 landing with blown tires on Runway 6 Right, Anchorage International Airport, Summer 1987. A circus of local TV news and emergency personnel were on hand to inspect the damaged aircraft. During seniority integration arbitration hearings in 1989, the Tiger pilots promoted the fact that they were bringing numerous aircraft to the Federal Express fleet. Within a few years, however, all of the Tiger fleet would be gone but the Tiger pilots remained.

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