At 25-10-2014, the last day of the summer season. After this day the panorama terrace will be closed at 17:00 for the winter season.
First 747 of the day departing from EHAM
The water on the ground is located on a big non used terrain which always looks like this after a few days of rain.
The last of 3 MD-11 passenger farewell flights was guided to its stand by the DC-3 in front.
The KLM was the last airline to fly with passenger MD-11's and made 3 farewell flights as final passenger flights ever on a MD-11 in the world. i was on the second one, but here is the last one coming in after sunset (that's why the quality isn't very high)
The oldest member of the KLM family
count the rivets
deboarding the MD-11 after its second farewell flight
I was invited by KLM to join the farewell flight. It is the last ever passenger flight to be operated by a MD-11 in the world
The first farewell flight of the day departed in some grey conditions
luckily for the people on board the weather changed really quick
USAF Boeing 737
At Schiphol Oost parked close to the fence
Only a memory now...
KLM was the last airline to operate commercial flights with the MD-11 on has stopped operating them since the end of october
China Southern cargo taking off on a wet morning
causing the condensation over the wings while taking off from runway 24
Etihad Boeing 777F taxiing over taxiway Q
in some nice evening light at Schiphol airport
Transaero 737 crossing the moon while flying next to a 777 from Air China
N767A comes to a stop at its stand
after arrival from Saudi Arabia
six birds flying away
one of them is a big KLM 777-300ER
Aramco 767 bizjet
arriving at Schiphol oost
One 747 just left the runway, the next one is almost on the ground
both are KLM planes
Schiphol airport overview
almost the whole airport of Schiphol is visible after departing from runway 18L on the second farewell flight of the MD-11 by KLM.
The ever lasting DC-3 is waving goodbye to the MD-11
Seen from Schiphol's Romeo apron after the second farewell flight
Cockpit of a 737-800
You can see where we just landed
DC-3 turning after take off while a GLEX is resting at its stand
At Schiphol Oost.
Airbus A380 from Emirates taking off
on a cold winter afternoon
Air arabia Maroc landed on the Polderbaan at sunset
on a nice and warm summer evening, you can see the sun underneath the nose just above the horizon
China Southern 787 on approach for London Heatrow
Their 787's have quite an attractive colored body compared to their other planes
Lufthansa Airbus 320 is about to land on runway 18C at Schiphol
during sunrise as seen from a small hill next to the highway A5.