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    KLM Retro 737

    Just spotted this KLM ( Retro ) on its way into Manchester, but it disappeared behind

    the clouds before i could a good look at it. Thankfully there are plenty of pictures on

    the web. This looks like its first visit to ( MAN ).


    Callsign: KLM89S
    Flightnr: KL1081
    Reg: PH-BXA
    Hex: 484130
    Model: Boeing 737-8K2 (B738)
    Airline: KLM (Retro)
    Lat: 53.26358
    Lon: -2.45286
    Altitude: 3175 feet (968 m)
    Ground speed: 155 knots
    (287 km/h / 178 mph)
    Track: 97°
    Radar: NET2
    Squawk: 7343
    From : Amsterdam, Schiphol (AMS)
    To: Manchester, Manchester (MAN)

    Here's a photo of that Retro paintwork:

    http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=926605


    This article explains why its been painted in Retro livery:

    http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/ai...year-with.html
    Last edited by speedbird1960; 2010-11-09 at 17:25.

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