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by Iemand91
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 B747 and one A330 of Virgin at Orlando airport today ( video ) all at the same time.
Replies: 35
Views: 8318

Re: 5 B747 and one A330 of Virgin at Orlando airport today ( video ) all at the same time.

Well another opportunity for you to post that excellent picture and the information that you have provided but didn't you think it was a case of ''De Javu'' when posting it as this is an identical thread to one that was started last week regarding the exact same albeit with a video, other than that...

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by Iemand91
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 439
Views: 156130

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

The scrapping of KLM's PH-BFR " Rio de Janeiro " continues. First picture is taken last weekend: https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39161577_2169225896487633_6008763301276680192_o.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=872d49f80c703b54ee1e46b13030192e&oe=5C049D13 Source Next two are taken yes...

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by Iemand91
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 439
Views: 156130

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Aircraft End-of-Life Solutions (AELS) is holding another auction, selling parts of PH-BFR (pictured in my post above) and bits of PH-BFF. Also bits and pieces from Air France's A340-300's F-GLZI and F-GLZR and Swiss A340-300 HB-JMK. It varies from 747 winglet to A340 crew rest and steering column to...

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by Iemand91
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 26971

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

How about EK? Are there any airport where you can see several A380s outside of DXB? That drone video made me think of that. https://youtu.be/csTkMwBE45g When EK started flying non-stop to Auckland in 2016 they used the A380 for that inaugural flight. (after that it was flown with the 777-200LR). Th...

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by Iemand91
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: AMS vs CDG
Replies: 28
Views: 5747

Re: Delta: AMS vs CDG

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Iemand91 wrote:
At AMS up to 20 daily flights to 10 destinations: (this summer)
JFK 2x
BOS 2x
DTW 4x
ATL 3x
MSP 3x
PDX 1x
SEA 2x
SLC 1x
MCO 1x
LAX 1x (LAX is the only non daily flight; it's 4x per week)

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by Iemand91
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 26971

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

cokepopper wrote:
What is Delta at out of AMS? 20 or 22 flights now?
CDG 18?

At AMS up to 20 daily flights to 10 destinations: (this summer)
JFK 2x
BOS 2x
DTW 4x
ATL 3x
MSP 3x
PDX 1x
SEA 2x
SLC 1x
MCO 1x
LAX 1x (LAX is the only non daily flight; it's 4x per week)

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by Iemand91
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 26971

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

I would like to see a photo of the 5 VS 747's on the ground at once in MCO, anyone have one? I can't find one with 5 yet, but at least here's one with 4: http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/4/8/5/1131584.jpg?v=v40 http://www.airliners.net/photo/-/-/1131584?qsp=eJwtjkEOwiAQRe/y1yxsbKNlqQfQ...

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by Iemand91
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 26971

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

With their Huge daily services from the UK and the Open Skies offering what is the highest amount of BA planes on the ground at JFK at its peak? I've seen a picture on line of 3x 744 in a row with a 767 at the gates, wondering if there's a pic that beats this? Bo)am Well, it's technically a picture...

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by Iemand91
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 439
Views: 156130

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

They've started cutting up PH-BFR " Rio de Janeiro " at Twente Airport. https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38273591_1820094971403359_1676919360238649344_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=e24008039564209c199fee5d8c4516d0&oe=5C014940 Source: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=182009...

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by Iemand91
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where does China Southern Airlines fly their A380s?
Replies: 32
Views: 7589

Re: Where does China Southern Airlines fly their A380s?

A Dutch aviation website (luchtvaartnieuws.nl) stated they will likely return to Amsterdam with the A380 in the Summer of 2018,
just like they did in the Summer of 2015 and 2016.

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by Iemand91
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 439
Views: 156130

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

PH-BFY is now at Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport in Suriname. It will fly back to Amsterdam in about 2 hours. 4 hours after arrival she will fly to Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Indonesia as flight KL9865. There she will get a D-check; most likely the very last D-check for any KL...

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by Iemand91
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Indonesia retires last 747-400
Replies: 5
Views: 2034

Re: Garuda Indonesia retires last 747-400

Garuda was one of the few airlines that had the galley in the longitudinal setup on the right What was the advantage of that config? Looks like a waste of windows. I don't know about Garuda, but KLM apparently used it because it was convenient for their seating arrangements. They had Royal (First) ...

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by Iemand91
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Indonesia retires last 747-400
Replies: 5
Views: 2034

Re: Garuda Indonesia retires last 747-400

Sad to see them go. Another airlines were the 747 is something of the past. Some photo's I've found online (Twitter): https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DLrz2Z7V4AA28Rb.jpg:large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DLsRzAEUEAA2x4X.jpg:large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DLsRz-DVwAApyrG.jpg:large https://pbs.twimg.co...

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by Iemand91
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340 To be scrapped
Replies: 29
Views: 18846

Re: A340 To be scrapped

Thanks for the follow up. Any more going to the same shop? Lightsaber There are rumours going around KLM might send one (or more) 747-400's to Twente, but those rumours are very vague. Don't pint me down on this one. Other than that; they've said they want to disassemble more planes here. Which or ...

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by Iemand91
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340 To be scrapped
Replies: 29
Views: 18846

Re: A340 To be scrapped

(I thought there was a different topic about this; that I possible already previously posted in, but I couldn't find it) Just to update this thread; the A340 has been scrapped around 3 weeks ago: Two videos about it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiu1ecX1d70 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsP92v...

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by Iemand91
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery
Replies: 92
Views: 20906

Re: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery

LH982 wrote:
I'm fairly sure I flew on KZL last week.

You're right. I accidentally switched -KZL with -KZC.

So at this moment: PH-KZL, -KZS, -KZU, -KZM, -KZB, -KZI, -KZK.

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by Iemand91
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery
Replies: 92
Views: 20906

Re: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery

Several Fokkers have left their home in the last few days. PH-KZP left for Norwich at October 2. PH-KZA left Amsterdam at October 6 and is flying between Al Ain International Airport (AAN) and r. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport (NAG). Only 7 Fokkers left at Amsterdam. (PH-KZS, -KZM, -KZB, -...

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by Iemand91
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How many pilots does an airline need?
Replies: 13
Views: 2091

Re: How many pilots does an airline need?

Another airline:

As of September 30; 2016 Easyjet had 2.865 pilots flying about 250 aircraft.
That's 2.865 / 250 = 11.46 pilots per aircraft.

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by Iemand91
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How many pilots does an airline need?
Replies: 13
Views: 2091

Re: How many pilots does an airline need?

In June 2015, KLM had 2.854 pilots flying the Fokker F70, Embraer 190, Boeing 737, 777, 747 and Airbus A330. At that time it was (if I'm correct): 19 Fokker F70 28 Embraer E190 30 Boeing 737 25 Boeing 777 22 Boeing 747 17 Airbus A330. That's a total of 141 aircraft. 2854 / 141 = 20.2 pilots per airc...

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by Iemand91
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crazy A380 landing in DUS during storm
Replies: 60
Views: 18155

Re: Crazy A380 landing in DUS during storm

Get the sickbags ready. :shock:

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by Iemand91
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 777 Flight Testing/Production
Replies: 435
Views: 94793

Re: Official 777 Flight Testing/Production

On September 26; KLM's CEO Pieter Elbers personally accepted their last 777-300ER PH-BVU. (First picture) Named "Grand Canyon National Park" it's now on her way to Amsterdam. Expected arrival is 09:40. https://www.flightradar24.com/KLM9866/f05c195 It's KLM's 29th 777 and 14th 777-300ER and...

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by Iemand91
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Cargo receives first 747-8F
Replies: 8
Views: 2190

Re: Qatar Airways Cargo receives first 747-8F

The press release is pretty clear: The orders were previously unidentified on Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website. I started to look around the internet and it now I understand those 2 747-8F's Akbar said they ordered in the beginning of July have actually never firmed up, until yesterday. Sti...

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by Iemand91
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Cargo receives first 747-8F
Replies: 8
Views: 2190

Re: Qatar Airways Cargo receives first 747-8F

And they've ordered another 2 747-8F's (and 4 777-300ER's). Brings the total number to 4 747-8F's. Actually no, today's announcement is just a confirmation of a previous unidentified order placed on July 16. So these 2 orders today that changed from unidentified to Qatar are the already known 2, in...

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by Iemand91
Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Cargo receives first 747-8F
Replies: 8
Views: 2190

Re: Qatar Airways Cargo receives first 747-8F

And they've ordered another 2 747-8F's (and 4 777-300ER's).
Brings the total number to 4 747-8F's.

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by Iemand91
Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 2065
Views: 201437

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

LN 1535 is being delivered today, together with an 777F. https://imagr.eu/up/AhHlh_DKlppAvUQAARLAP.jpg https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/912376561533313026 https://imagr.eu/up/74LX6_DKlphg3VwAEsSq-.jpg https://twitter.com/ARdpb/status/912376451277586432 And they've ordered another 2 747-8F's (...

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by Iemand91
Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 439
Views: 156130

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Well what a nice video and I'll ask my partner to share this at work and who knows. Would be a nice thing to do, Calgary in Calgary. They better hurry; she's scheduled to retire in exactly 10 weeks time. Iemand91, here are the photos I took of PH-BFT in CUR on a huminatarian aid flight to SXM: 4583...

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by Iemand91
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 439
Views: 156130

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Dear KLM - A Plea from Calgary Plane Spotters Thanks for watching this video! On behalf of all Calgary plane spotters, I have a special favor to ask of you. KLM's 747-400 PH-BFC is named after my home city of Calgary, Canada, and unfortunately, as many already know, 747-400s are rapidly being retir...

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by Iemand91
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 777 wing panel falls off and hits driving car
Replies: 56
Views: 17153

Re: KLM 777 wing panel falls off and hits driving car

Just to make things clear; it looks to be this panel: https://i.imgur.com/xVr3agL.jpg Sourche of the photo: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4291/35752841612_14b4ea3d2c_c.jpg KLM 777-200ER braking action by Nicky Boogaard , on Flickr It is: https://gathering.tweakers.net/forum/list_message/52690967#5...

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by Iemand91
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 777 wing panel falls off and hits driving car
Replies: 56
Views: 17153

Re: KLM 777 wing panel falls off and hits driving car

Just to make things clear; it looks to be this panel:

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Sourche of the photo:

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KLM 777-200ER braking action by Nicky Boogaard, on Flickr

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by Iemand91
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latest count of 747 Combis still flying
Replies: 46
Views: 10453

Re: Latest count of 747 Combis still flying

EddieDude wrote:
Iemand91 wrote:
Unfortunately KLM will retire 3 747-400M's at the end of this year, including PH-BFC (and PH-BFF and -BFR).
This will result in only 6 KLM 747-400M's left at the end of this year.

The KL routes that are served with 744Ms will become 789 routes?

A combination of the 787-9 and the 777-200/-300.

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by Iemand91
Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latest count of 747 Combis still flying
Replies: 46
Views: 10453

Re: Latest count of 747 Combis still flying

Here's hoping for a miracle 748 Combi someday I'll join in. :D Yes, Iemand91, sure they can make them, but as you said, they are far less flexible and beefed up (read havier = less efficient). KLM was offered the 748M, if they would pay for the modifications and certifications, no other airline wou...

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by Iemand91
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latest count of 747 Combis still flying
Replies: 46
Views: 10453

Re: Latest count of 747 Combis still flying

Here is a hypothetical. Say KLM decided to stay with Combis as long as possible given engineering limits? Assuming the business plan analysis is firmly Combi would KLM be better to pay Boeing to certify a 747-8 Combi rather than spend the ongoing check and maintenance rebuild costs to keep 744 Comb...

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by Iemand91
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stanislav Petrov
Replies: 10
Views: 591

Re: Stanislav Petrov

A person who has had more impact on the world today than most of us ever realize. But he had to pay it in many ways.

Rest in Peace.

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by Iemand91
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery
Replies: 92
Views: 20906

Re: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery

KLM announced today that all remaining 7 Fokker 70 aircraft will be flown in formation to Norwich on the 29th where they will be temporarily stored. Every aircraft according to the airline have been sold. On the 29th they will place a tail section of a Fokker at Schiphol East to commemorate the lon...

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by Iemand91
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 439
Views: 156130

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

http://www.planepictures.net/v3/show_en.php?id=1473714
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PH-BFA stored at Teruel, Spain. Picture taken a week ago.
KLM's first 747-400 and the first/only retired full pax 747-400 so far.

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Source: http://www.planepictures.net/v3/show_en.php?id=1473714

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by Iemand91
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATTN: AMS spotters... BA438/9 B747
Replies: 11
Views: 2485

Re: ATTN: AMS spotters... BA438/9 B747

Found some more; wish I was there. My father was probably next to the photographer. Source: https://www.facebook.com/groups/FarewellKLMBoeing747/permalink/1435021559920324/ https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/21551743_1730284617278610_172371389111230839_o.jpg?oh=212289e562bfae68c70c9ad287...

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by Iemand91
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 439
Views: 156130

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

The 747-400 Combi is showing her capabilities. PH-BFT has been flown to Curacao and then on to Sint Maarten. Now it's at Aruba and it will fly several times between SXM and AUA. It will return to Amsterdam on Tuesday. Voluntary cockpit- and cabincrew. Video of landing at SXM: https://www.youtube.com...

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by Iemand91
Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to operate 747 relief flight CUR-SXM
Replies: 34
Views: 6863

Re: KLM to operate 747 relief flight CUR-SXM

Found several pictures: https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/21740124_1463112533764842_725599276927260358_n.jpg?oh=db1846fada8fe5f71aeea7d08f4101ff&oe=5A559676 https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/21462479_1439055406177982_1091828489673803721_n.jpg?oh=96776be3228ce6cad5147eef5e...

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by Iemand91
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 439
Views: 156130

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

The state of the stored 747's at Teruel. I'm not sure how recent these pictures are; but as you can see; PH-BFM has been scrapped (parts of her can be seen in the center of the image) and PH-BFO is being scrapped. This could be a dated picture, because it others sources claimed -BFO was being scrapp...

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by Iemand91
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 439
Views: 156130

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

325i wrote:
Hey lemand91, were there 3 746's parked as one drives up to the KLM Terminal? Saw this colourful sight 2 weeks ago on my way to LHR.

You mean here or here?
Could be, those are parking spots used for parking aircraft.

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by Iemand91
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATTN: AMS spotters... BA438/9 B747
Replies: 11
Views: 2485

Re: ATTN: AMS spotters... BA438/9 B747

Found some on the internet:

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by Iemand91
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATTN: AMS spotters... BA438/9 B747
Replies: 11
Views: 2485

Re: ATTN: AMS spotters... BA438/9 B747

Just landed and about to get parked at the gate.

But my father is at the McDonalds spotting place; just called him to that he could see a very special visitor at Schiphol. ;)

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by Iemand91
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATTN: AMS spotters... BA438/9 B747
Replies: 11
Views: 2485

Re: ATTN: AMS spotters... BA438/9 B747

For things like this; I wish I didn't live about 1.5 hours away from Schiphol :cry: ...

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by Iemand91
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Schiphol Presents New Terminal Building Design
Replies: 26
Views: 6030

Re: Schiphol Presents New Terminal Building Design

With an excellent viewing deck and a large spotter community at Amsterdam your be surprised how many people visit Amsterdam just for the airport, many years ago I personally visited Schiphol three times before I ever even ventured into the city itself. About 2/3 of the Panorama Terrace has been clo...

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by Iemand91
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Netherlands and Luxembourg buying 2 A330 tankers.
Replies: 15
Views: 4380

Re: Netherlands and Luxembourg buying 2 A330 tankers.

Meanwhile, Germany and Norway have joined the program and they ordered 5 more tankers; 7 total. 4 of them will be stationed at Eindhoven Air Base. The 3 others in Germany. They expect Belgium to join the program in 2018. On November 1st; two RNLAF pilots will start training at KLM for the A330; star...

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by Iemand91
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery
Replies: 92
Views: 20906

Re: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery

KLM posted this today: KLM wants to reflect in appropriate style on the end of the 97-year partnership between KLM and Fokker. The phasing out of the Fokker 70 at KLM Cityhopper marks the end of an extraordinary period for the Dutch airline industry. So many KLM fans would like to be aboard one of t...

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by Iemand91
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latest count of 747 Combis still flying
Replies: 46
Views: 10453

Re: Latest count of 747 Combis still flying

Thanks lemand91. If MLB is Orlando is that a relatively new storage field? Don't know. Haven't heard about MLB before the KLM 747 went there. It is fascinating to see what Combis get retired before others by KLM. Must be an interesting blend of economic and balance sheet analysis plus pure engineer...

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by Iemand91
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery
Replies: 92
Views: 20906

Re: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery

It is showing an Embraer on that flight now when I go to book. Does anyone know which flight will be the last on the Fokker? KL1746 is still showing a Fokker F70 here. Check October 29. The departures that day out of AMS show Fokkers, but the returns to AMS show Embraers. Then those departing fligh...

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