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Type : Douglas DC 3 Program : FSX, pack with 3 repaints Model : Awesome 4 Some Operator : KLM Download : Repaint only
The PH-ALI Ibis was the first DC-3 in KLM-service on 8th Oktober 1936. In 1939 it flew with big caracters "Holland" on the fuselage to emphasize Holland's neutrality. Beginning 1940 it was painted orange for the same reason. It escaped to Britain in May 1940 and became G-AGBB and flew services for BOAC to Portugal and Westafrica. On 1st of June 1943 it has been shot down by the Germans over the Golf of Biskay
Type : Douglas DC 3 Program : FSX, pack with 4 repaints Model : Awesome 4 Some Operator : KLM Download : Repaint only
The PH-TBI joined the KLM-fleet in Januari 1946. In May 1955 the registration changed in PH-DAA and the aircraft remain in service till October 1968. During that period it had 4 different liveries. In 1965 it went to KLM Aerocarto. On 25th of October 1968 it flew against the Tafelberg(Tablemountain) in Surinam with a MAC-crew. The KLM have had approximately 75DC-3/C-47's in its fleet.
During and immediately after the Second World War the transportation by air in the Netherlands was provided by No.. 1316 (English Communications) Flight RAF Transport Command. When this section was terminated its airplanes went to the "Netherlands Government Air Transport" (NGAT). At that time it was not allowed to civil airlines to land at airports along the route. Therefore the Dutch Government performed the routes as a government service. In the autumn of 1945, the Dutch Government hired Douglas C-54 aircraft from the former USAF in order to recover KLM-services. The aircraft were flown by KLM crews, formally employed by the State and were therefore air force uniforms. The machines had an airforce NL-registration, which were repaced in 1947 by the civil PH-registration after the transfer of activities to the KLM . The NL-300 came into service in October 1945 and performed the first flight on 10.11.1945 to the Dutch Indies. Later it became the registration PH-TAB. In October 1947 the aircraft was sold to Skyways in GB.
Type : Douglas DC-4 (C-54 Skymaster) Program : FS2004 and FSX Model : Jens B. Kristensen Operator : Netherlands Government Air Transport Download : Repaint only
The PH-TAT is one of the six immediately after WII purchased DC 4-1009's, and was delivered in March 1946. With this plane the Amsterdam-New York service was restored. It also had been a number of years in service with the Caribbean subsidiary of KLM as PJ-TAT.In 1954 it got the registration PH DBT. In June 1958 it was sold to Air France. It had two different liveries. In 1954 it had on the left "The Flying Dutchman" and on the right in Dutch "De Vliegende Hollander" on the fuselage.
Type : Douglas DC-4 -1009 Program : FS2004 and FSX, pack with 2 repaints Model : Jens B. Kristensen Operator : KLM Download : Repaint only
Type : Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation Program : FS2004 and FSX Model : Mike Stone Operator : KLM Download : Complete aircraft
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines had 23 Lockheed Super Constellations in its fleet from 1953 till mid 1962.(9 C's, 4 E's, 6 G's and 3 H's) The latest version L-1049H was a combiplane(mixed freight and passengers) with two freightdoors. The three L-1049H's of the KLM entered service in 1958 and due to the arrival of the DC-8's from 1960 onwards, out of service in 1962. Its R-3350 engines were complicated and difficult to maintain. Partly because of this and the arrival of the first generation jetliners, the second hand L-1049 were nearly unsalable. The PH-LKN was the last L-1049H in the KLM-fleet and out of service in July 1962. Eventually it was sold in Mai 1966 to Flying Tiger Line in the USA.
Type : Lockheed L-188c Electra Program : FS2004 and FSX, pack with 2 repaints Model : Mike Stone Operator : KLM Download : Complet aircraft
The Lockheed L-188c Electra PH-LLG was in KLM-service from February 1960 till January 1969. In the summer of 1968 leased by Martinair Holland. Sold to Universal Airlines USA. After that it was in service with a lot of other airliners mainly as a freigther. Last owner in Europe was Atlantic Airlines in the UK and in service till 2010. In february 2011 it went to Conair in Canada. Today's status ?. A remarkably reliable aircraft with a lifetime of 50 years of service
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Type : Vickers Viscount 803 Program : FS2004 and FSX, with 3 repaints Model : Jens B. Kristensen Operator : KLM Download : Complete aircraft
The Brabazon Committee was established in 1942 with the aim of identifying the needs of the post-war British civilian market. One of the specifications was a design for an aircraft with a pressurized cabin that could carry 24 passengers over 1,750 miles with a speed of 200 miles per hour. The Vickers Viscount was Vickers-Armstrong's proposal. Revolutionary was the choice for the newly developed Rolls Royce Dart turboprop. The Committee was not entirely convinced and actually preferred piston engines. In addition to a prototype for the Viscount, it was decided to order a prototype for the Airspeed Ambassador. The Viscount flew for the first time in 1948. The test flights resulted in the production series 700 and 800. The last mentioned had an extended fuselage of 1.20 mtr. 445 Viscounts were eventually built by only 23 of the Ambassador. In 1956, KLM ordered nine of the series 800 and these were delivered from mid-1957 onwards. The PH-VIA was part of the KLM-fleet until 1966 and then sold to Aer Lingus, together with the other eight.
Type : De Havilland DH89a Dominie Program : FS2004 and FSX, pack with 6 repaints Model : CBFS-team Operator : KLM Download : Only repaint
After the Second World War a large part of the infrastructure of the Netherlands was destroyed and certain parts of the country were inaccessible. The government therefore set up the Government Flight Service and ask the KLM to operate a domestic air network. 4 Dominies were purchased: the PH-RAA (c / n 6890), the PH-RAB (c / n 6891), the PH-RAC (c / n 6893) and the PH-RAD. In May 1946 the PH-RAC (c / n 6893) and PH-RAD (c / n 6895) were added. At the end of 1946, the services were taken over by KLM's own DC-3s and the Dominies were sold to East African Airlines.
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