Welcome to Dutch Aviation, an overview of Dutch Aviation History from 1900 till now. Dedicated to KLM Captain and writer Adriaan Viruly.
The Fokker chapters are home for a historic review of Fokker Aircrafts Company, a biography of Anthony Fokker and a complete view off all build and designed Fokker military and civil aircrafts.
The Royal Dutch Airlines KLM, the oldest Airliner in the World, has one of the biggest achievements in flighthistory on its name: the start of the longest, weekly postal/passenger airlineservice then, from Amsterdam to Batavia in the former Dutch Colony East Indies (now Indonesia).
On september 25 2013, it is 83 years ago that the dream of KLM president Albert Plesman came true: a weekly service to Batavia, 8000Nm in 12 days.
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