Catch 'em while you can. KLM won't be operating 747s (or anything else) into St. Maarten much longer.
Rocketing away from runway 09 on its way to Antigua, continuing to Amsterdam.
Msn: 22380/539 Operating on a daily base AMS-CUR-AMS route
Msn: 22380/539 first flight: 1980 a/c name: "Admiral Richard E. Byrd"
c/n 22380/539, Sony F717
"Admiral Richard E. Byrd"
AIRBORNE runway 24L, departure to Amsterdam, Dorval Tower in the backround,enjoy!
speeding up runway 24L, departure to Amsterdam.
(Fujichrome Sensia 100) Delivered to KLM on 29 September 1981 as N1309E. Converted to SUD version in 1985. The registration changed to PH-BUT in December 1995. Flew later for Air Atlanta Icelandic... (more)
(cn 22380/539), del. 9/29/80, 747-206B, "Admiral R. E. Byrd" Ex N1785B, N1309E.
Rotating from 19L. Shot taken at 500mm.