Thanks to its Dutch crew we had access to the cockpit of N473DC. What is more appropriate than taking a shot of two Daks through its cockpit window. 'That' All Brother' and 'Miss Montana' can be seen in the background
As Mr. Trump's VC-25 could not land at Caen, he decided to use a smaller plane. Now 09-0015 was 'Air Force One'... Luckily the type was familiar to him, as he, in days as a businessman, used to fly around in a civilian B757 nicknamed 'Trumpforce One'
The Ryan STM-2 used to be a popular trainer type in the Neth East Indies. The type was used both by the Army Air Force (KNIL) and Navy. Several Navy Ryans were equiped with EDO floats to train future Do-24 and Catalina pilots. The STM-2 was flown with spad covered wheels but these have been removed during maintenance,