7 results found
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Other Marks:44
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-2
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-2 (C-39/42/R2D)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
Aircraft Name:Uiver
City / Area:Albury / Racecourse [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Event:MacRobertson Air Race 1934
Photo Date:24 October 1934
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID:162026
View count: 42
An iconic photo showing the citizens of Albury towing Uiver out of the mud, allowing the KLM DC-2 to take off and finish in second place in the London to Melbourne Air Race. Pilots Parmentier and Moll had managed a hairy emergency landing on the local racecourse, lit by the headlights of private car owners, during the night. Photo from: Tropenmuseum
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
City / Area:Albury / Racecourse [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:24 October 1934
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Other Marks:44
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-2
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-2 (C-39/42/R2D)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
Aircraft Name:Uiver
City / Area:Albury / Racecourse [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Event:MacRobertson Air Race 1934
Photo Date:24 October 1934
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID:161349
View count: 44
KLM's London to Melbourne Air Race adventure might very well have ended in disaster when Uiver got caught in a thunderstorm at night. Thanks to the townsfolk of Albury, the DC-2 was able to land safely, and here Captain Parmentier is seen taking off from the racecourse, leaving the rest of the crew and the payload behind. This was possibly against the race rules but no one seems to have protested. Photo from: State Library Victoria
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
City / Area:Albury / Racecourse [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:24 October 1934
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Other Marks:44
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-2
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-2 (C-39/42/R2D)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
Aircraft Name:Uiver
City / Airport:Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)Map
Country:Netherlands
Event:MacRobertson Air Race 1934
Photo Date:October 1934
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Photo ID:150821
View count: 80
The Dutch contenders in the London to Melbourne Air Race, the famous Uiver and the Pander S.4 Panderjager, seen at Schiphol before the race. Both aircraft flew to Mildenhall on 16 October 1934, with the KLM machine doing a 'normal service' to Croydon first. Photo from: KLM
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
City / Airport:Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
Photo Date:October 1934
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Other Marks:44
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-2
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-2 (C-39/42/R2D)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
Aircraft Name:Uiver
City / Airport:Rome - Ciampino (LIRA / CIA)Map
Country:Italy
Event:MacRobertson Air Race 1934
Photo Date:20 October 1934
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID:149810
View count: 86
KLM's Uiver took second place in the London to Melbourne Air Race, despite an emergency landing on the racecourse in Albury. This photo was almost certainly taken in Rome on the first day of the race. Photo from: Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
City / Airport:Rome - Ciampino (LIRA / CIA)
Photo Date:20 October 1934
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Other Marks:44
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-2
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-2 (C-39/42/R2D)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
Aircraft Name:Uiver
City / Airport:Surabaya - Darmo (closed)Map
Country:Indonesia
Event:MacRobertson Air Race 1934
Photo Date:10 November 1934
Photo from:Gert Jan Mentink CollectionContact
Photo ID:143005
View count: 53
This picture shows the original Douglas DC-2, PH-AJU, de "Uiver". An enormous crowd gathered at the airfield of Darmo, Surabaya. The plane made a stop over during its return flight from Australia to Holland after it participated in the Londen-Melbourne race. There are more than enough volunteers to push the DC-2 to its parking spot!
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
City / Airport:Surabaya - Darmo (closed)
Photo Date:10 November 1934
Photo from:Gert Jan Mentink CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Other Marks:44
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-2
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-2 (C-39/42/R2D)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
Aircraft Name:Uiver
City / Airport:Surabaya - Darmo (closed)Map
Country:Indonesia
Event:MacRobertson Air Race 1934
Photo Date:10 November 1934
Photo from:Gert Jan Mentink CollectionContact
Photo ID:126361
View count: 97
This picture shows the original Douglas DC-2, PH-AJU, de "Uiver". An enormous crowd gathered at the airfield of Darmo, Surabaya. The plane made a stop over during its return flight from Australia to Holland after it participated in the Londen-Melbourne race.
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
City / Airport:Surabaya - Darmo (closed)
Photo Date:10 November 1934
Photo from:Gert Jan Mentink CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Other Marks:44
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-2
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-2 (C-39/42/R2D)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
Aircraft Name:Uiver
City / Airport:Cootamundra (YCTM / CMD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Event:MacRobertson Air Race 1934
Photo Date:1 November 1934
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:125350
View count: 108
This is the genuine PH-AJU Uiver. After winning the handicap section of the Mildenhall to Melbourne air race, the aircraft made several goodwill flights before departing back to Batavia (Jakarta). In 1934, Cootamundra was a hub for air mail services from Europe, which is why it was one of the towns to receive a visit. PH-AJU crashed in poor weather near Rutbah Wells, Iraq, on December 20, 1934.
Registration / Serial:PH-AJU
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-2-115A
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):1317
City / Airport:Cootamundra (YCTM / CMD)
Photo Date:1 November 1934
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)