Testflown as D-CDXK, then delivered as F-GNPA in Mar 1996. Sold to Air Alps in June 2000, initially operating in KLM Alps colours as D-CALP. Reregistered to OE-LKE in May 2002. Sold as CC-ACG in Sep 2010, but returned to Europe as D-CITO in Jan 2015.
A wonderful 63-year old veteran parked on Schiphol's East apron, seen here in the original D-Day markings it carried in June 1944, only 6 months after it had been delivered to the USAAF as 42-100882. Shortly after the war it was transferred to Canada, where it served in both military and civil roles as TS422 and CF-KAZ / C-FKAZ until 1985. It then became N5831B until Paddy Green's Dakota Heritage acquired it in 2004. It was painted in these markings and reregistered to N473DC only a week before this photo was taken.
Delivered in 1992 to Turkish Airlines as TC-JDV, and acquired by SkyEurope only three weeks before this photo was shot. In August 2005 it was reregistered OM-SEG, but stayed with SkyEurope until sold to Aeroflot Nord as VP-BRI in July 2007.
Operated by the Goldtimer Alapítvány (Goldtimer Foundation) and sponsored by Sunflower. This Soviet-built DC-3 was delivered to the Hungarian Air Force in 1949 as 209, transferred to Malév in 1958 as HA-LIX but returned to the Air Force six years later. Withdrawm from use in early 1974 and ended up in a museum. Acquired by the Goldtimer Alapítvány in Oct 1997 and restored to flying condition, first post-restoration flight 21 Sep 2001. This is the only flying Li-2 in the world.
Ex Lufthansa D-ABKK, delivered to Air One in July 1997. Sold to Blue Air as YR-BAK in Dec 2010, and withdrawn from use Dec 2017. Converted to freighter in early 2018. Titles on rear fuselage are "Partner of Lufthansa".
This aircraft was delivered to SAS in 1987 as an MD-81. Ten years later, in Mar 1997, it was converted to MD-82 and soldiered on with SAS as such. It is seen here in its last months for the airline, having been sold to Allegiant Air as N868GA in Dec 2004.
Originally delivered to Altair Airlines in 1981 as N513. Withdrawn from use and stored here by Horizon Air in Aug 2005, but still showing their cheatline. A sale to IRS Airlines (Nigeria) in 2010 fell through and the 30-year old aircraft was eventually broken up at Moses Lake.
Northwest Airlines sold this former Swissair DC-10 (ex HB-IHL) in Apr 2007, when it became N701TZ with ATA Airlines, then N139WA with World Airways in Aug 2008. It was damaged beyond repair in a landing mishap at Baltimore, MD on 6 May 2009 and stored there. By 2014 it was in use by the Baltimore Airport fire service, until at least early 2016. Current status unclear.
Most KLM 737s were delivered new from the factory, but this is a former Air UK Leisure aircraft (ex G-UKLE). It joined KLM in Nov 1997 and was withdrawn from use in July 2011. It was scrapped at Norwich, UK. It carries KLM's additional "The world is just one click away" titles
A nice and unusual line-up of five Fokker 50s on Schiphol's East apron. This aircraft was originally delivered to Rio Sul in 1995 as PT-SLX. Also served with Pelita as PK-PFK, before being returned to Fokker as PH-MXF. Seen here shortly before delivery to Iranian Air Transport Co. - Naft, which titles it carries in English and Farsi on the forward fuselage. This airline was a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company, which in late 2009 was renamed to Iranian Naft Airlines.