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by Iemand91
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches LAX-Europe on B77L on June 16th
Replies: 62
Views: 14368

Re: DL launches LAX-Europe on B77L today

Amsterdam today: https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/files/website_633x300/slider-airlines/delta3creismedia-1280.jpeg https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/files/website_633x300/slider-airlines/deltacreismedia-1280.jpeg https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/files/website_63...

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by Iemand91
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 747 will come to Las Vegas three times in January 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1870

KLM 747 will come to Las Vegas three times in January 2019

You know, you can never be to early for a heads-up ;) ... Charge your camera batteries already. :lol: KLM has never flown their 747's to Las Vegas before, only on diversions. (correct me if I'm wrong) Air France, KLM and Delta – 17 special flights to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronic S...

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by Iemand91
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 225
Views: 12324

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

Zanderij in Suriname.

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(old picture, but still the same today)

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by Iemand91
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?
Replies: 131
Views: 15238

Re: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?

Politics play a huge rol. For example: Air France-KLM said it split a mega order for 50 long-haul carriers evenly between Europe's Airbus and U.S. rival Boeing, in a deal worth $11.3 billion (8.1 billion euros). The giant Franco-Dutch airline is to order 25 Airbus A350-900s and 25 Boeing 787-9 Dream...

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by Iemand91
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?
Replies: 131
Views: 15238

Re: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?

“We will launch a call for tenders to renew part of the HOP!, Air France, Transavia and KLM fleet to manufacturers Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer. We want to find a good offer for the best price. The specifications of the tender will be released in the first quarter of 2018 and we will prob...

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by Iemand91
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia Cargo B744F overran runway at MST
Replies: 23
Views: 8363

Re: Saudia Cargo B744F overran runway at MST

She just left Maastricht for Istanbul (SAW): https://www.flightradar24.com/RUN747P/11aa3ffa https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4560/38354628421_21cd9dc237_b.jpg Saudi Airlines Cargo Boeing B747-4F TC-ACR by SjPhotoworld , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/784/39558506960_75dfb97881_b.jpg B747 | T...

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by Iemand91
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A345 in JNB
Replies: 3
Views: 1239

Re: A345 in JNB

Bit late, but it's the Qatar Amiri Flight A7-HHH. This picture was taken 2 days ago at JNB: https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1736/42497325181_0691857766_c.jpg Qatar Amiri Flight A340-541 A7-HHH by Bob Adams , on Flickr And the flight path clearly shows it belongs to Qatar... Nice picture You captured...

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by Iemand91
Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A345 in JNB
Replies: 3
Views: 1239

Re: A345 in JNB

Bit late, but it's the Qatar Amiri Flight A7-HHH.
This picture was taken 2 days ago at JNB:

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Qatar Amiri Flight A340-541 A7-HHH by Bob Adams, on Flickr

And the flight path clearly shows it belongs to Qatar...

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by Iemand91
Mon May 28, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

AMS-IAH gained seats, but lost cargo space with the change from B74M to B789. SEATING + Cargo Capacity: - B74M = 268 seats + 7 maindeck positions and a capacity of 45 tonnes. - B789 = 294 seats + palletized holds forward and rear. Or in other terms; the 747-400M could hold 32 LD3 below; the 787-9 c...

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by Iemand91
Sat May 26, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped
Replies: 34
Views: 11850

Re: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped

Titles already removed from -IAC. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DeHN6EnX0AA-kcD.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DeHN6ElWsAEnI45.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DeHN6EmXUAASsJz.jpg Wish I could find recent pictures of -IAA, -IAB and -IAD but that picture from #19 is the most recent I can find. I wonder...

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by Iemand91
Thu May 24, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped
Replies: 34
Views: 11850

Re: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped

I think -IAD is preserved by them? Don't think so, see the image in my post here: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=20428391#p20235223 Those 3 aircraft are EP-IAA, -IAB and -IAD stored at THR. Now -IAC has been ferried to THR as well. Unfortunately I can't find any recent pictures/vide...

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by Iemand91
Wed May 23, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped
Replies: 34
Views: 11850

Re: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped

http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/9/8/0/5017089.jpg?v=v49a46dd2ba5 http://www.airliners.net/photo/Iran-Air/Boeing-747SP-86/5017089 Looks like EP-IAC made her very last flight today; IKA to THR. Her future is unknown, stories range from being stored to getting scrapped. But that note on ...

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by Iemand91
Sun May 20, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official: Dutch government buys a 737BBJ as Fokker 70 replacement
Replies: 62
Views: 12336

Re: Official: Dutch government buys a 737BBJ as Fokker 70 replacement

And the old Fokker flies again in Australia, with the same exterior and interior. Pretty much the only thing that has changed is one letter in the registration; from PH-KBX to VH-KBX. ;) Dutch royal jet finds new home in Brisbane Some air passengers out of Brisbane can expect the right royal treatme...

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by Iemand91
Fri May 18, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 744 for Belarus operator
Replies: 6
Views: 2764

Re: 744 for Belarus operator

Here she is: http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/7/3/9/4986937.jpg?v=v431f583d449 http://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled-Rubystar-Airways/Boeing-747-412-BCF/4986937?qsp=eJwtjLEKwkAQBf9lay0O0SJdBGsVAtbL3UOD0Tt2F/QI%2BXc3h90wAzNTzG/D14ZaQB0pWOKDNlRY%2BKXUzfRE/WRJznS6bfchDFfvmsWO1V1iQx8jiiH9...

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by Iemand91
Wed May 16, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped
Replies: 34
Views: 11850

Re: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped

Are these still intact? The last several days/weeks I've been searching for recent pictures but I couldn't find any. Planespotters.net has 3 of them listed as scrapped with -IAC remaining. Were these Ex-Pan Am birds? Judging by the exterior photos, they weren't maintained very well. Nope, delivered...

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by Iemand91
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 744 for Belarus operator
Replies: 6
Views: 2764

Re: 744 for Belarus operator

It's an ex-Singapore Airlines 747-400 that went on to serve Air India for a year. Converted to freighter and got leased to Martinair. After a couple of years Martinair leased it to Air Cargo Germany but they went bankrupt in 2013. The aircraft was then stored at Teruel at August 8, 2013. AF/KLM was ...

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by Iemand91
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official: Dutch government buys a 737BBJ as Fokker 70 replacement
Replies: 62
Views: 12336

Re: Official: Dutch government buys a 737BBJ as Fokker 70 replacement

Yesterday, the new 737BBJ landed at Woensdrecht, directly from Georgetown (GED). Will go to Ostrava for the paintjob and then back to Woensdrecht for cabin work. Will be delivered next year. http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/5/4/6/4966645.jpg?v=v434199c3a80 http://www.airliners.net/photo...

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by Iemand91
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Fictional Airlines
Replies: 10
Views: 1601

Re: Fictional Airlines

Looks like the tail has been saved and is on display at the Auto & Technik Museum in Sinsheim. Did they repaint it in LHs livery or has LH operated that frame? Repaint. It never operated for Lufthansa. Before the movie it was owned by Kuwait Airways who - over the years - leased it to several a...

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by Iemand91
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Fictional Airlines
Replies: 10
Views: 1601

Re: Fictional Airlines

You've got to include Oceanic Airlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oceanic_Airlines Most notably the 747-100 and -200 in Executive Decision from 1996. http://cinemehpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/vlcsnap-2018-02-12-15h01m10s683-1024x429.png The 747-100 was F-GIMJ belonging to Corsair. Was...

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by Iemand91
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New standing "seats"
Replies: 50
Views: 5926

Re: New "seats"

https://ria.ru/economy/20180420/1519036628.html
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The first airline has shown interest in standing-seats: https://ria.ru/economy/20180420/1519036628.html

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by Iemand91
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Retrojet no more
Replies: 6
Views: 2195

Re: KLM Retrojet no more

I even heard some rumours that they might turn the idea around. Instead of a new aircraft in old colors, it's said they'll be operating an old aircraft in new colors. This could possibly be the DC-3 of the Dutch Dakota Association. Again, it's just rumours but it would be cool I think. Icelandair h...

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by Iemand91
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to introduce JAMCO Business Class Seats on the Boeing 787-10
Replies: 24
Views: 6920

Re: KLM to introduce JAMCO Business Class Seats on the Boeing 787-10

frigatebird wrote:
I have to correct you on the A330 though, KL did add an A332 after their first A333s, I believe it was the former KC45 demonstrator.

Yep, you're correct. Got delivered to KLM after 4 out of 5 A333 were already delivered.

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by Iemand91
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to introduce JAMCO Business Class Seats on the Boeing 787-10
Replies: 24
Views: 6920

Re: KLM to introduce JAMCO Business Class Seats on the Boeing 787-10

Hehe, I remember the first flight of KL's 787 passing just over my house at 2000ft, amazing! To me, the flight was pretty sh*t actually, got booked on the middle seats between the wings with my dad. (Also his 2nd ever flight). We couldn't see anything. :mad: Our 1st flight was much better; the last...

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by Iemand91
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to introduce JAMCO Business Class Seats on the Boeing 787-10
Replies: 24
Views: 6920

Re: KLM to introduce JAMCO Business Class Seats on the Boeing 787-10

Only 1 787-9 left to be delivered, this August. Oh wow, I couldn’t sworn it was only yesterday that KLM started getting their 789s delivered! I know. There was much hype about it. Highlight for myself as well; my 2nd ever flight was on the 3rd welcome flight on November 22, 2015. Since AF/KLM alrea...

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by Iemand91
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to introduce JAMCO Business Class Seats on the Boeing 787-10
Replies: 24
Views: 6920

Re: KLM to introduce JAMCO Business Class Seats on the Boeing 787-10

Any news of remaining 787-9 deliveries coming in with this seat too? Only 1 787-9 left to be delivered, this August. From then on, it's only 787-10's left, 8 in total. The -9 won't have the new seats. @DexSwart: where did you see reverse herringbone? I can not seem to find it... These seats are rev...

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by Iemand91
Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

PH-BFV operating the very last KLM 747 flight to Houston: https://farm1.staticflickr.com/802/40993745631_a90d4bde7c_b.jpg Last KLM 747 @ IAH by Jorge A. Zajia , on Flickr In the background the Atlas Air 747, next Wednesday is the last flight to Luanda from Houston: https://farm1.staticflickr.com/787...

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by Iemand91
Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

At the moment; PH-BFV " City of Vancouver " is at George Bush Intercontinental Airport She's the last KLM 747 to visit Houston. She wil depart Houston with horses in the back at 16:35 local time, arriving at Amsterdam at 07:35 the next day. A 777-200ER will fly to Houston on Saturday, star...

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by Iemand91
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 at FLL
Replies: 9
Views: 2170

Re: 747 at FLL

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4795/40934948671_77b1a24e67_b.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/812/40934946981_7c7de9037c_b.jpg Royal Flight's annual visit, returning to Dubai from LAX. This stop to pick up 20 horses and 45,000 gallons of fuel. This aircraft is the only one of their five 744s outfit...

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by Iemand91
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 at FLL
Replies: 9
Views: 2170

Re: 747 at FLL

Dubai Airwing 747-400F https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DUB8 This. Flightradar24 showed a 747-412F going from LAX to FLL. -412F is Singapore or ex-Singapore aircraft. Searching through Singapore Airlines Cargo planespotters lists shows Dubai Air Wing / Royal Flight A6-GGP (ex Singapore 9V-SFH); ...

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by Iemand91
Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Would KLM'S three 744 freighters have projected retirement dates as well? They have more recent delivery dates within 15 or so years so maybe they'll go way into the 200K before sold or parked? AF/KLM has not made a public statement about retirement dates for the 4 freighters. In July last year; AF...

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by Iemand91
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

So, now this bird is gone it makes me wonder, is this aircraft really the all time recordholder for flight hours? Or just civil? Also, any chance it will ever be surpassed? It seems aircraft are discarded much sooner these days. And why KLM? They seem to have a lot of high hrs 747. Apparently it ma...

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by Iemand91
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8QScGnGGlI

Interesting note: the captain of this flight was Walter Vuurboom.
He was one of the 2 co-pilots in 1989 on flight KL867 that flew into a thick cloud of volcanic ash of Mount Redoubt.
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Great video of PH-BFC leaving Amsterdam for the very last time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8QScGnGGlI

Interesting note: the captain of this flight was Walter Vuurboom.
He was one of the 2 co-pilots in 1989 on flight KL867 that flew into a thick cloud of volcanic ash of Mount Redoubt.

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by Iemand91
Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Strange as I would thought that KLM would remove the logos and banner on BFC before sending her to the axeman The 747's that are send to Teruel are still owned by KLM. A lot of parts are finding their way back to Schiphol. The 747's that are send to other places (Melbourne, Twente, and Mojave) are ...

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by Iemand91
Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Now the original 22 strong KLM 747-400 fleet is down to 12. City of Atlanta is going to Teruel, Spain next week... At this point; this PH-BFC is likely the new record holder of any jet airliner for most flight hours with at least 141.000 flying hours! Atlanta has been in Teruel for some time, no? N...

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by Iemand91
Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

And she's done. Leaving Amsterdam for Hong Kong, Yesterday evening: https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/28616405_1777185688978495_9171405199446075674_o.jpg?oh=1e0032c1e0fa918c69d63aadcd9d8a44&oe=5B4B871F Source: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1777185688978495&set=gm.15935...

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by Iemand91
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped
Replies: 34
Views: 11850

Re: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped

3 out of 4 Iran Air 747SP's (EP-IAA, -IAB and -IAD) are parked at THR airport, will be scrapped soon: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DXdaQARX4AUUTf1.jpg EP-IAC is stored at IKA airport. I'm hearing different stories about her. One says she'll be scrapped at IKA, others say she will be brought back into...

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by Iemand91
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

https://www.flightradar24.com/KLM888/10a801e9
Hong Kong to Amsterdam, arrival a 19:14.
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PH-BFC is on her very last commercial flight: https://www.flightradar24.com/KLM888/10a801e9
Hong Kong to Amsterdam, arrival a 19:14.

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by Iemand91
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped
Replies: 34
Views: 11850

Re: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped

Two historic Boeing 727-286Cs of #IranAir (EP-IRS & EP-IRT) were transferred from the airline's apron to #IACI ramp to be scrapped beside the Boeing 747SPs in incoming days. All of #IranAir's airplanes procured before #Iran's Islamic Revolution 1979 are planned to be scrapped. https://twitter.c...

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by Iemand91
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Meanwhile; PH-BFW has returned to Xiamen for a C-check a week ago. She was there in 2016 for a D-check. The Chinese did a touch up of the paintjob too. Before: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4540/38365877202_f2381591b6_b.jpg KLM B747 by Ramon Kok , on Flickr Now: https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.ne...

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by Iemand91
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

PH-BFC gets another flight. At the moment she's about an hour away from landing at Los Angeles. Back at Schiphol in the morning of March 7th. Then a flight to Mexico-City, back to Amsterdam in the afternoon of March 8th. That night she goes to Hong Kong with arrival back in Amsterdam on the evening ...

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by Iemand91
Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Assuming that March 7th is still the last day of ops for PH-BFC? If so does anyone happen to know what it's final scheduled flight will be? At this moment she's on her way as KL856 to Amsterdam from Seoul. Scheduled landing on 05/02 Monday/tomorrow at 04:12. Then KL661 to Houston, departing Amsterd...

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by Iemand91
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped
Replies: 34
Views: 11850

Re: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped

Some more:

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by Iemand91
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped
Replies: 34
Views: 11850

Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped

According to these tweets; several Iran Air classic aircraft will be scrapped within the next 3 months including the 4 Boeing 747SP's. https://twitter.com/BabakTaghvaee/status/968605036619223040 Of course; those beauties had no nice future in store for them, but this is quite harsh to a 747 lover li...

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by Iemand91
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 to AMS-Hotel
Replies: 7
Views: 2331

Re: Boeing 747 to AMS-Hotel

It's said to be ex-Transaero 747-300's, so it will be one of these 2. VP-BGX or VP-BGY, both stored at Bruntingthorpe since late 2012. Both started their career at Japan Airlines. http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/9/2/0/4562029.jpg?v=v49713e93b13 Source The transportation of the plane wi...

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by Iemand91
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150726

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Well, there's a chance a full KLM 747-400 will stay in the Netherlands. There's construction going on in the old Sony and AirHolland buildings in Amsterdam, it will become the Corendon Village Hotel and with 677 rooms it will become the biggest hotel in the Benelux. And apparently they're talking w...

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