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KLM Cityhopper gave up Fokker 70 aircraft (photo / video)
October 28 Day 2017 came with a lot of news in the world of aviation, but it was also the day for some airlines.
On 28 October 2017, KLM Cityhopper gave up Fokker 70 aircraft. The last flight operated with this type of aircraft was on the route London - Amsterdam. He wore the code KL1070.
The last flight with Fokker 70
The last flight was operated by aircraft Fokker NOTHING (PH-KZU). She is 22.4 years old and is powered by 2 RR RB engines. 183 Tay. It is configured in a class with a class of 80 seats.
The last landing of a Fokker 70 aircraft in Amsterdam
Fokker aircraft were a regular presence at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Although they have disappeared lately, the passion has remained for this Dutch brand.
Fokker 70 aircraft at Amsterdam Schiphol - before the last flights
Fokker built several aircraft in the post-war period: F27, F28, F50, F100 and F70. Of these, Fokker F70 proved to be the best in the group. Although Fokker only built 48 of F70 aircraft before it went bankrupt, these aircraft proved to be very reliable.
With the last KL1070 flight, which was on the London Heathrow route to Amsterdam Schiphol, the Fokker era ended at KLM. However, the connection between Fokker and KLM will always last.
On 28 October 2017, after 97 years, the Fokker era is over in the Netherlands!