Tag: Aviation History

VIDEO – FINAL TAKEOFF KLM BOEING 747 AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL

FINAL TAKEOFF KLM BOEING 747 AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – Last weekend (March 28 – 29) was a very sad weekend for many aviation lovers and spotters in The Netherlands, for the last KLM 747 pilots and cabin crew, and also for aviation in general, when KLM operated its last Boeing 747 commercial flight after almost 50 years of service. During

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VIDEO – LAST FLIGHT OF QANTAS BOEING 747

Last Flight of Qantas Boeing 747

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Sunday March 29, 2020 was a very sad day for aviation, as KLM and Qantas has retired their Boeing 747s, closing off an almost 50-year chapter of their incredible history as the oldest national carriers in the world – KLM celebrated its 100th anniversary in October last year and Qantas will have

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SAD FAREWELL FOR KLM BOEING 747

Last Flight KLM Boeing 747

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – Today is a very sad day in KLM’s 100-year history and for aviation history in general as KLM will say goodbye today to the most beautiful airliner ever made – the iconic KLM Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet, also known as the Queen of the skies. The City of Tokyo will touchdown

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THE FIRST OPERATIONAL RNLAF F-35 HAS ARRIVED IN THE NETHERLANDS

The first operational RNLAF F-35 has arrived in The Netherlands

LEEUWARDEN AIR BASE, NETHERLANDS – October 31, 2019 is a special day in history for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF). The first operational Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II (registration F-009) has arrived today on a beautiful, sunny, but cold Autumn day at it’s new home, Leeuwarden Air Base in the Netherlands. 40 years ago

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THE DAY A BOEING TEST PILOT PERFORMED A BARREL ROLL WITH THE 707

Boeing Dash-80 FA239925

SEATTLE, WA – This month, 64 years ago, there was a Boeing test pilot who performed a barrel roll with the Boeing 367-80, known as the Dash 80. It’s incredible and surreal to see such a big airplane perform a barrel roll. This is the remarkable story behind the famous Dash 80 barrel roll. The Dash

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