Captain Peter Boender made his last flight due to retirement at KLM.

A retirementflight after a phenomenal career of about 36 years.

Started flying as First Officer the DC9 in 1984, thereafter FO B737//B747-400.

In 1994 Peter became Captain starting at the Fokker 100.  Thereafter Captain B767//B747//B777-200/300//B789-787-10.

His last flight was a retourflight to Bogota-Cartagena and back Amsterdam. Flight KL741 ,with a RWY24 departure operated with a B787-9 reg PH-BHL.

Peter’s final backflight KL749 got a nice RWY27 arrival , final gate Echo7 and operated with a B789 reg PH-BHM.

The complete career will be showed below the video and videostills.

 

Videostills……….

 

Career of Peter Boender at KLM;

KLM

BedrijfsnaamKLM

Totale duur36 jaar 2 maanden

 

Captain Boeing B777-200ER / B777-300ER / B787-9 / B787-10

Datums dienstverbandapr. 2014 – heden

Duur dienstverband7 jaar 8 maanden

LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam

Flying in a global airline long haul ETOPS network environment, with emphasis on destinations in North, Mid and South America, the Middle and Far East and Africa.

In a unique position to actually fly both variants of Boeing B777 as well as variants of B787 on a single license.

4100+ Hours on these types combined and counting…
Career 18500+ Hours and counting…
 
B787-9 KLM PH-BHC In flight
  • TitelCaptain Boeing B747-400

    Datums dienstverbanddec. 2003 – mrt. 2014

    Duur dienstverband10 jaar 4 maanden

    LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam

    Slightly over 6000 flying hours on B747-406 all passenger, B747-406M combi and B747-406ERF full freighter airplanes, in a global airline long haul network environment, with emphasis on destinations in the Far East, North and Mid America and Africa.
  • TitelLine Training Captain Boeing 747-400

    Datums dienstverbandfeb. 2009 – jun. 2012

    Duur dienstverband3 jaar 5 maanden

    LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam

    Qualified for both left hand as well as right hand seat operations. Providing both Type Qualification Line Training to and yearly Line Checking of Captains, First Officers and Cruise Relief Pilots.
  • TitelDuty Manager Flight Pilot

    Datums dienstverbandmei 2005 – sep. 2010

    Duur dienstverband5 jaar 5 maanden

    LocatieKLM Operational Control Center, Schiphol, Amsterdam

    On Day-Of-Operation, for entire KLM worldwide network, providing operational advice and experience to flight crewing, network, maintenance, dispatch, load control and back office departments about:
    – Cockpit and cabin crew flight scheduling and assignments, legal and labor agreement work and rest time regulations, introduction JAA FTL regulations.
    – Flight safety and security issues.
    – Dispatch, flight planning and flight monitoring issues.

    Providing training, feedback and backup for Duty Manager Flight position.

    Providing training for flight crewing and dispatch staff.
  • TitelCaptain Boeing B747-300

    Datums dienstverbandmei 2001 – nov. 2003

    Duur dienstverband2 jaar 7 maanden

    LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam

    About 1300 flying hours on B747-306 all passenger, B747-306M combi and B747-306SF full freighter airplanes, in a global airline international network environment, with emphasis on destinations in the Middle and Far East, Africa and North and Mid America. Qualified for both left hand as well as right hand seat operations.
  • TitelCaptain Boeing B767-300ER

    Datums dienstverbandaug. 1994 – apr. 2001

    Duur dienstverband6 jaar 9 maanden

    LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam

    About 2100 flying hours in a global airline ETOPS network environment, with emphasis on destinations in Europe, the Near and Middle East, Africa and North America.
  • TitelEngineering and Acceptance Pilot Boeing B767-300ER

    Datums dienstverbandaug. 1994 – aug. 1999

    Duur dienstverband5 jaar 1 maand

    LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands | Boeing facilities, Seattle/Everett, WA, USA

    As a team leader of KLM Boeing 767-300ER Acceptance Team and Flight Technical department:
    – Participating in acceptance and delivery of 10 Boeing 767-300ER airplanes from Boeing Everett facilities.
    – Liaison with ILFC airplane lessor.
    – Participating in post delivery certification program and flights for GPS and Satcom installations.
    – Responsible for writing/editing KLM Aircraft Operations Manuals.
    – Providing technical/operational dispatch advice.
    – Liaison with KLM Engineering & Maintenance departments for post delivery SB/AD/Modification Order programs, in particular Engine and FMS upgrades.
    – Member of KLM’s ETOPS Reliabilty Control Board (ERCB).

    Qualified for both left hand as well as right hand seat operations.
  • TitelLine Training Captain Fokker 100

    Datums dienstverbandapr. 1994 – jul. 1994

    Duur dienstverband4 maanden

    LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam

    Qualified for both left hand as well as right hand seat operations. Providing Type Qualification Line Training to Captains and First Officers.
  • TitelCaptain Fokker 100

    Datums dienstverbandfeb. 1994 – jul. 1994

    Duur dienstverband6 maanden

    LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam

    Just 200 flying hours (before moving on to next assignmenet) in a high density European network environment.
  • TitelEngineering and Acceptance Pilot Boeing B747-400

    Datums dienstverbandjan. 1991 – jan. 1994

    Duur dienstverband3 jaar 1 maand

    LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands | Boeing facilities, Seattle/Everett, WA, USA

    As a team member of KLM Boeing 747-400 Acceptance Team and Flight Technical department:
    – Participating in acceptance and delivery of 9 Boeing 747-400 All Passenger and Combi airplanes from Boeing Everett facilities.
    – Participating in post delivery certification program and flights for Overhead Crew Rest and Satcom installations.
    – Responsible for writing/editing KLM Aircraft Operations Manuals.
    – Providing technical/operational dispatch advice.
    – Liaison with KLM Engineering & Maintenance departments for post delivery SB/AD/Modification Order programs.

    Qualified for both left hand as well as right hand seat operations.
  • TitelFirst Officer Boeing B747-400

    Datums dienstverbandokt. 1989 – jan. 1994

    Duur dienstverband4 jaar 4 maanden

    LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam

    RIght there at the birth of the long haul era! About 2050 flying hours on B747-406 all passenger and B747-406M combi airplanes, in a global airline long haul network environment, with emphasis on destinations in North, Mid and South America and the Far East.
  • TitelFirst Officer Boeing B737 (-300 and -400 series)

    Datums dienstverbandokt. 1988 – sep. 1989

    Duur dienstverband1 jaar

    LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam

    About 500 flying hours in a high density European network environment.
  • TitelFirst Officer McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (-15, -32 and -33 series)

    Datums dienstverbandokt. 1985 – sep. 1988

    Duur dienstverband3 jaar

    LocatieSchiphol, Amsterdam

    About 1550 flying hours in a high density European network environment.
     
    Playlist of Captain Peter Boender on Youtube available at >>> https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWSgKaEGWqinAS3lXNWtZqQ_fIQUZKKdo