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Queen of the skies takes flight

To accompany this lovely picture posted on our AirSpace gallery, here’s the accompanying caption from contributor EnoAeroPics: “The sun finally broke through in the late afternoon of 7 November 2012 when Boeing 747-406BC c/n 30455 (l/n 1302) PH-BFY “City of Johannesburg” of KLM lifted off runway 06-24 at Schiphol Amsterdam airport. The aircraft first flew on […]

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The little one goes first

A KLM Boeing 737-800 and an Etihad Boeing 777-300ER

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Pic of the week: KLM 777-200 on short final to YVR

AirSpace user boeing764 posted this shot of a KLM Boeing 777-200 (PH-BQF) on short final to Vancouver (eh) on 1 May following a flight from Schiphol. Credit: user boeing764

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KLM 777 at Schiphol

Lovely shot here from user TallDutch Flightglobal’s AirSpace gallery of a KLM 777-300ER (PH-BVD) in Skyteam livery taking off from Amsterdam Schiphol airport.

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The inevitable Air France KLM A350 order

Today’s news that the Franco-Dutch carrier is to order 25 A350-900s (and 25 Boeing 787s) was probably one of the worst kept secrets of the year. However, it has provided us with a couple of nicely rendered images of the aircraft in their respective liveries. Nice to see that both background images are virtually identical, just cropped […]

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KLM unveils 777 sporting faces on delft-style tiles

Photo: KLM KLM has unveiled the Boeing 777-200 adorned with mini delft-style tiles created from people submitting their picture to the airline’s project on Facebook. (Click on the image above for a larger and detailed look.)In April KLM invited its Facebook fans to submit a profile picture to be featured on the fuselage of its […]

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Ash cloud threat to jet engines over Anchorage

Picture credit – Chris Waythomas, courtesy Alaska Volcano Observatory/U.S. Geological Survey Scientists at the Alaska Volcano Observatory are using data gathered from daily aircraft flights over Mount Redoubt, along with information from other sensors, to try to determine whether and when the volcano is going to erupt. The volcano, located about 100 miles southwest of […]

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KLM celebrates 90th year with ‘retro’ Boeing 737

  Dutch carrier KLM has become the latest airline to adopt a retro-style livery, painting a Boeing 737-800 in a historic scheme to mark the company’s 90th anniversary. It was founded on 7 October 1919, and within five years had expanded from regional routes to serving its first intercontinental destination in Indonesia. It began transatlantic […]

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Inaugural KLM service to Amsterdam from Liverpool

  KLM resumes services between Amsterdam and Liverpool today after a 70-year break. The picture is of the original inaugural flight. Here’s a picture of the Fokker F.XII flown on the inaugural flight. The route operated between 1934 and 1939. Image courtesy KLM   

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Locheed L749 Constellation Flight International Image of the week

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