Last flight of Captain Arjen Simmelink @ KLM
Captain Arjen made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. His final destination as retourflight heading to GIG – Rio de Janeiro. Arjen’s ‘Wingmen’ are First Officer Yuri Zorge, Second Officer’s Richard Kolk and Merijn Kuijpens. Backflight KL706 , GIG-AMS , with a RWY18R arrival and operated with the B789 Dreamliner reg PH-BHD. Videostills………..
Last flight of Captain Cor Verweij @ KLM
Captain Cor Verweij made his last flight due to his retirement at KLM. Ot the 7th of June he departed to YYZ- Toronto with Vojta Wagner as his ‘Wingman’. Flight KL691 , callsign KL31, starting the takeoffroll at holdingpoint Sierra6 on request. Beautiful wingvortexes and cloudbusts during their climbout and caused by a low forecast. Backflight KL692 , callsign KL86, was at the 9th of June and they got an RWY06 arrival. Both flights got operated with a Boeing 787-10. KL31 with PHBKC and KL86 with PHBKG Videostills……………
Last Flight of Captain Ronald Schmidt @ KLM
Captain Ronald made his last flight due to retirement at KLM as commercial pilot. Flight KL749 heading to Bogota-Cartagena and backflight Cartagena-Amsterdam KL741. Both flights got assisted by First Officer Marcel Elshof and Second Officer Jip Mulder. Runway 24 for departure and operated with the B789 Dreamliner with reg PH-BHL. His final landing was on runway 18R and operated with the PH-BHE. Watch the video ,click on next Youtube Videolink <<<>>> Last flight of Captain Ronald Schmidt Videostills………..
Last Flight of Captain Tom van Hoorn @ KLM
Captain Tom made his final flight due to retirement with KLM. Flight KL745 with a departure on runway 18Center , operated with B789 Dreamliner PH-BHD. Tom got assisted by first officer Wouter de Haan and second officer Emma Pier. Backflight KL749 ,with the B789 PH-BHM got an other story than expected. Sanne Porsius (TWR/APP-supervisor) took control with the talk-in of Tom’s last landing. They did reserve whole runway 27 ‘Buitenveldertbaan’ for Tom’s last landing. After he landed the aircraft got parked just before exit N4. Thereafter the complete fleet of followme-cars from Schiphol Airport ( authority officers and marshallers ) […]
Last Flight of Captain Bas G. @ KLM
Captain Bas made his last flight due to retirement by KLM. Flight KL749 heading to Bogota-Cartagena. BOG-CTG, with a departure on runway 18 Center ‘Zwanenburgbaan. This flight got operated with a B789 Dreamliner registered as PH-BHM Backflight KL749 , Cartagena-Amsterdam, landing on runway 18R with lots of rain,was operated with the B789 registered as PH=BHN. Both flights got supported by First Officer Thijs van Goudoever and Second Officer Hendrik van Beuskom. Youtube Videolink <<<>>> Last Flight of Captain Bas G. @ KLM Videostills…………………..
Last Flight of First Officer Pelle van der Lee @ KLM
Pelle made his last flight as ‘First Officer’ due to heart-rhythm problems. KLM offered a kind of special retirement flight as commercial pilot. From now on Pelle will be instructor on the flightsimulator. Flight KL749 ,with Captain Ruud Jurgens,First Officer Martin Bredschneider and Second Officer//Instructor B777-B789 Vincent Aupers, heading to Bogota-Cartagena in Colombia. Operated with the B789 Dreamliners PH-BHL and PH-BHH. Runway 36L for departure and same runway as 18R for landing. Eventmanager Ron Onclin ensured there was a watersalute of the Schiphol Fire Department with their crashtenders at stand Echo 24. Watch the video by click on next […]
Last Flight of Captain Rick Dreshler @ KLM
Captain Rick made his last flight,due to retirement at KLM. Flight KL501-502,heading to Mauritius ,was his final destination and back to Amsterdam. Flight KL501, runway 24 departure,got operated with the B789 ‘Dreamnliner’ with reg PH-BHF. Flight KL502 was first planned with a runway 18C landing. But due to problems at the Zwanenburgbaan they asked for a divertion to runway 22 ‘Oostbaan’. This flight Rick got supported by first officer Remy Maduro, second officer Tim de Bruin and Senior Purser Pieter Oostrom. Youtube Videolink >>>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIr7oWFLKag&feature=youtu.be
Last Flight of KLM Captain Marten Oostenbroek
Captain Marten made his last flight at KLM due to retirement. Together with First Officer Martin CA’s Masha Biesters-Engbers,Annelies van der Burg and many more…… An unforgettable last trip to Mauritius. Operated by the B789 ‘Dreamliners’ with regs PH-BHF for KL501 and PH-BHH for KL502. Last departure at Amsterdam at runway 36L and final landing at runway 36R with gate F3. Videolink>>>>> Videostills……
Last flight of Captain Arend Troost
Captain Arend Troost made his last flight due to his retirement at KLM. His final trip was to the superb destination Salt Lake City and back to Amsterdam. Together with Cpt Henk Everwijn,First Officer Piet-Leen van der Deijl and Senior Purser Jessica Croes Flight KL609-610 got operated by the B789 ‘Dreamliners’ PH-BHG and PH-BHA. Departure and landing was at the same runway. Runway 24-06, Kaagbaan. Happily I was able to film the landing and taxying to the gate arside. Made possible by Ron Onclin from Schiphol Airport Group. Watch the video by click next link>>>>>Last flight of Captain Arend Troost
Runway 27 at Short Final
Approach and landings at runway 27 at a different angle than usual. KLM B747/789/737/Fokker 70. China Southern B777F. Yangtze River B747F and Kenya Airways B787………. Take a look at this . Watch the video by clicking at next link>>>>>Runway 27 at Short Final
Boeing 787 Dreamliner from United Airlines coming to Schiphol
The new boeing 787 Dreamliner is coming to Schiphol!! On December 4th 2012 United will come with her 787 to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on a daily basis.