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Boeing 747-400 (PH-BFH)


KLM 747-400 PH-BFH departing TNCM ST Maarten for Curacao


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Christoff du plessis
Surely not a 200? Beautiful shot nevertheless love the dust whirling up on the downwind side
Paul Wisgerhof
With the winglets, this must be a 747-400. The optical illusion of a short runway is excellent. The runway is actually 6700 feet, usable.
Jim Quinn
Had this place on my bucket list for a long time. I'm still working toward it. Can't wait! Have extreme zoom camera, will travel.
Ivan Blakely
maybe the zoom lens makes it look closer, but that yacht mast looks a bit close for comfort on approach.
Excellent pic.
Bruce Bennidick
Man they can climb!
Richard Lawrence
Regal aircraft and great shot.
Henry Dupuis
nice of that schooner with the tall mast to anchor just off the approach end....
Sunil Kurian
beautiful shot!
Robert Wolff
Why the yaw to the right?
Roy Hunte
Robert, it would be because of a crosswind.
Frank Gollner
Great shot! Check out engine One overlapping the runway from the drift, blasting the dirt from the grass!
Craig G
I'm going to try and go there next year!!!
Flaps full extended and landing lights still switched on:
I guess this is a typical go-around configuration ...
Geoffrey PEARSON
Never mind the yacht at the approach end of the runway, it's standing room only along the perimeter fence for the jet-blast surfers.
Jonathan Spooner
I worked 1979 - 2009 in IT for Pratt & Whitney. In '85 the company sponsored a huge 2-day air show at its East Hartford CT factory's Rentschler Airport, and one guest of honor was a sparkling new 747 en route to delivery to Northwest. At least half the company's work force came out to watch that bird arrive, and even more lined the fences when she departed the day after the show ended. I watched - didn't care if I might get reprimanded for being away from my desk! The runway was not long (I think 7k) and on take-off the plane had no passengers, no cargo, and just enough fuel to get to Bradley in Windsor Locks. I understood the pilot was a woman. It was just breathtaking to see. It looked to me that after half the runway had been passed, the craft would never be moving fast enough to get off the ground - and then it happened - rotation and liftoff simultaneously - right in front of me and hundreds of others. She just went into an incredibly steep climb that must have been about a 40° angle - gently and effortlessly like an elevator, and held that attitude for a good 2 or 3 minutes, then leveled off briefly and swung around to the north. Absolutely astonishing - still brings a lump to my throat in 2017.
Nigel Steele
Awesome shot!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
20-Mar-2018 B744Jomo Kenyatta Int'l ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 12:47AM EAT 06:24AM CET 7:37
19-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()Jomo Kenyatta Int'l () 12:06PM CET 09:48PM EAT 7:42
18-Mar-2018 B744Los Angeles Intl ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 03:27PM PDT 09:14AM CET (+1) 9:47
18-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()Los Angeles Intl () 10:51AM CET 01:01PM PDT 10:10
17-Mar-2018 B744Jomo Kenyatta Int'l ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 12:16AM EAT 06:15AM CET 7:59
16-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()Jomo Kenyatta Int'l () 12:07PM CET 09:29PM EAT 7:22
15-Mar-2018 B744Johan Adolf Pengel Int'l (Zanderij Int'l) ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 07:36PM -03 08:11AM CET (+1) 8:35
15-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()Johan Adolf Pengel Int'l (Zanderij Int'l) () 11:56AM CET 04:37PM -03 8:40
14-Mar-2018 B744Los Angeles Intl ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 03:17PM PDT 09:05AM CET (+1) 9:47
14-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()Los Angeles Intl () 10:12AM CET 12:52PM PDT 10:40
14-Mar-2018 B744Jomo Kenyatta Int'l ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 12:20AM EAT 06:12AM CET 7:52
13-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()Jomo Kenyatta Int'l () 12:31PM CET 09:54PM EAT 7:23
13-Mar-2018 B744Indira Gandhi Int'l ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 03:40AM IST 07:08AM CET 7:58
12-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()Indira Gandhi Int'l () 01:06PM CET 12:55AM IST (+1) 7:19
11-Mar-2018 B744Johan Adolf Pengel Int'l (Zanderij Int'l) ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 07:28PM -03 07:42AM CET (+1) 8:13
11-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()Johan Adolf Pengel Int'l (Zanderij Int'l) () 11:37AM CET 04:34PM -03 8:57
10-Mar-2018 B744Indira Gandhi Int'l ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 03:44AM IST 07:08AM CET 7:54
09-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()Indira Gandhi Int'l () 01:14PM CET 01:00AM IST (+1) 7:16
08-Mar-2018 B744Toronto Pearson Int'l ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 06:15PM EST 07:03AM CET (+1) 6:48
08-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()Toronto Pearson Int'l () 02:41PM CET 03:46PM EST 7:05
07-Mar-2018 B744John F Kennedy Intl ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 11:35PM EST 11:53AM CET (+1) 6:18
07-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()John F Kennedy Intl () 06:38PM CET 08:19PM EST 7:41
07-Mar-2018 B744Indira Gandhi Int'l ()Amsterdam Schiphol () 03:48AM IST 07:24AM CET 8:06
06-Mar-2018 B744Amsterdam Schiphol ()Indira Gandhi Int'l () 01:06PM CET 12:38AM IST (+1) 7:02
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