Quick visit up front before heading out to AMS, the week before the final flight. Very special thanks to the kind pilots.
"Maria" waits patiently on the ramp in the company of DC-3, PH-PBA while her sister MD-11, PH-KCD completes the third and last flight during the MD-11 Farewell Event held by KLM.
Up close with PH-KCB as she gets torn apart in Crestview, Florida.
This is history now...
"Maria" Taking off to her final in Crestview Florida, 1400 Pixels.
Departing to Montreal during the last summer of passenger MD-11 flights. Farewell MD you will be missed.
Maria arriving at the south cargo ramp on her stop at Atlanta to clear customs before making her final ever takeoff to Crestview for scrapping.
KLM 32 heading home, for the final time. That day saw the last commercial flight of the MD11, ours was second last, YUL's was the very last. Fitting to see Maria Montessori/PH-KCB heading off into... (more)