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La Grande Dame: B747-400

There are many different types of aircraft in the KLM fleet, each with its own history and characteristics. For example, there’s the Boeing 747 – an aircraft that KLM has now been flying for 40 years. One of the first-officers piloting KLM’s 747-400 once referred to her affectionately as ‘La Grande Dame’ or ‘Great Lady’.… read more »

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Working the boroscope

Nowadays, when a patient must undergo an extensive examination, it is less common to immediately cut open the body. Endoscopy is a technique that allows the specialist to look inside the body using a flexible snakelike instrument with a camera on the end. A similar technique is used to examine the inside of an aircraft… read more »