Planes Used By KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

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List of planes used by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Plane models are listed alphabetically and include additional information about each individual KLM Royal Dutch Airlines aircrafts. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines uses, or at some point has used, these planes. This list answers the questions "what kind of aircraft does KLM Royal Dutch Airlines use?" and "what plane am I flying on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines?" List includes photos of the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines planes when available, to help clear up what airplanes KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flies. List items include McDonnell Douglas MD-11, Boeing 747-400 and many additional items as well. (9 items)

The Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range twinjet narrow-body airliner. Originally developed as a shorter, lower-cost twin-engined airliner derived from Boeing's 707 and 727, the 737 has developed into a family of nine passenger models with a capacity of 85 to 215 passengers. The 737 is Boeing's only narrow-body airliner in production, with the -700, -800, and -900ER variants currently being built. A re-engined and redesigned version, the 737 MAX, is set to debut in 2017. Originally envisioned in 1964, the initial 737-100 made its first flight in April 1967 and entered airline service in February 1968 at Lufthansa. Next, the lengthened 737-200 entered service in April 1968. In the 1980s ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Airliner

Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Introduced: Jan 01 1968

Accidents: Air Algérie Flight 702P, Aloha Airlines Flight 243, 1996 Croatia USAF CT-43 crash, Pacific Western Airlines Flight 314, Pacific Western Airlines Flight 501, + more

Maiden Flight: Apr 09 1967

Boeing 747-400 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Planes Used By KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
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The Boeing 747-400 is a major development and the best-selling model of the Boeing 747 family of jet airliners. While retaining the four-engine wide-body layout of its predecessors, the 747-400 embodies numerous technological and structural changes to produce a more efficient airframe. Its most distinguishing features versus preceding 747 models are 6-foot winglets mounted on 6-foot wing tip extensions, which are found on all 747-400s except for Japanese domestic market versions. The 747-400 is equipped with a two-crew glass cockpit, which dispenses with the need for a flight engineer, along with more fuel-efficient engines, an optional fuel tank in the horizontal stabilizer, and revised ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Airliner

Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Introduced: Jan 01 1989

Accidents: Boeing 747-400F 2011 Pacific Ocean Crash, Boeing 747-400 1993 Victoria Harbour Sliding, Boeing 747-400F 2010 UPS Airlines Crash

Boeing 777 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Planes Used By KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
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The Boeing 777 is a family of long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliners developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It is the world's largest twinjet and has a typical seating capacity for 314 to 451 passengers, with a range of 5,235 to 9,380 nautical miles. Commonly referred to as the "Triple Seven", its distinguishing features include the largest-diameter turbofan engines of any aircraft, six wheels on each main landing gear, fully circular fuselage cross-section, and a blade-shaped tail cone. Developed in consultation with eight major airlines, the 777 was designed to replace older wide-body airliners and bridge the capacity difference between Boeing's 767 and 747. As ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Jet airliner, Wide-body aircraft, Airliner

Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Introduced: Jun 07 1995

Designer: Alan Mulally

Accidents: United Airlines Flight 955, Malaysia Airlines Flight 9, British Airways Flight 38

Douglas DC-5 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Planes Used By KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
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The Douglas DC-5, probably the least known of the famous DC airliner series, was a 16 to 22 seat, twin-engine propeller aircraft intended for shorter routes than the Douglas DC-3 or Douglas DC-4. However, by the time it entered commercial service in 1940, many airlines were canceling orders for aircraft. Consequently, only five civilian DC-5s were built. With the Douglas Aircraft Company already converting to World War II military production, the DC-5 was soon overtaken by world events, although a limited number of military variants were produced. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Transport

Manufacturer: Douglas Aircraft Company

Introduced: Jan 01 1940

Length (m): 18.95

Maiden Flight: Feb 20 1939