KLM jets
The PH-DCA was the first jetliner of the KLM and the very first jetliner in the Dutch Register. It came into service in March 1960. From 1960 till half 1985 KLM have had 34 DC-8's in its fleet: 7 versions 33, 16 versions 50 and 11 versions 63. The plane was bought in November 1967 from KLM. The planes were used on the medium and longdistance routes. The PH-DCA was sold in April 1972 to BIAS, Belgium.
Type : Douglas DC-8-33 Program : FS2004 and FSX Model : Historic Jetliners Group Operator : KLM Download : Only repaint
KLM have had 16 DC-8 series 50. This series was in fact a DC-8-33 with the new P&W JT3D-3 turbofans. These new engines were more economical which resulted in an increase of 15% of the range and a considerable noise-reduction. The PH-DCU is a DC-8-55CF(Convertible Freighter) suitable for freight and/or passanger services. The PH-DCU came into service in Febraury 1966 and sold in July 1983 to United Air Leasing, USA. During this period it have had three different liveries.
Type : Douglas DC-8-55F Program : FS2004 and FSX, pack with 3 repaints Model : Historic Jetliners Group Operator : KLM Download : Only repaint
1966
1975
1980
KLM have had 11 DC-8 series 63. This series combined the length increase of 11.18 mtr with respect to the DC-8-50 with the aerodynamic improvements of the DC-8-62. It had a capacity of 251 passengiers and a range of 8,190 km. These new engines were more economical wich resulted in an increase of 15% of the range and a considerable noise-reduction. The PH-DEA came into service in September 1967 and sold in November 1983 to Capitol Airways, USA. During this period it have had three different liveries.
Type : Douglas DC-8-63 Program : FS2004 and FSX, pack with 3 repaints Model : Historic Jetliners Group Operator : KLM Download : Only repaint
1967
1975
1977
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