Tag Archives: aircraft

  • KLM Boeing 747-400M PH-BFF Aviationtag

    Best Friends Forever!

    You loved the former KLM Boeing 747 PH-BFR – and so did we. So we thought, why not add another one that might just become your BFF? Hartelijk welkom PH-BFF! The former Boeing 747-400M rolled off the production line in 1990 in Everett with the manufacturer serial number (MSN) 24202 and line number 770, with …

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  • A340_Qatar_Cardboard

    The former Airbus A340 A7-AGB

    Voted the world’s best airline in the Skytrax Ranking 2019, Qatar Airways is now also part of the Aviationtag fleet with its former Airbus A340-600 registered as A7-AGB. The A340 was built by Airbus in 2006 with the MSN 715 and test registration F-WWCR before being delivered to Doha. Qatar Airways christened the plane “Ras …

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  • Lufthansa Airbus A340 Aviationtag Edition D-AIHR

    The Lufthansa Crane is back at Aviationtag!

             An Aviationtag edition crafted from the fuselage of an Airbus A340-600 already took flight for the Lufthansa Upcycling Collection in 2019. It was available in the Lufthansa WorldShop and on-board long-haul Lufthansa flights. The next Airbus sporting the iconic crane on its tail fin is now landing at aviationtag.com, just in time for the …

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  • American Airlines MD82 Aviationtag N922TW

    “MAD DOG” IS BACK!

    In the eighties and nineties, the MD-80 gained cult status at American Airlines. Now bordbar is delivering 9,000 Aviationtags officially licensed by the airline crafted from one of the planes. Connoisseurs and fans affectionately dubbed it “Mad Dog”. Its other nickname, “Super 80”, was even used in adverts: “Have a super day”, “The Super 80’s …

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  • Interview with Scott Bateman – former Captain of the XV209

    What does your pilot career look like? I started my interest in aviation when I joined the Air Cadet organisation back in 1985. This fuelled my passion for all things aviation and it was a natural progression when I joined the RAF in 1990 as an Air Loadmaster on the C130. After training I served …

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  • DHL X Aviationtag – Behind the Scenes

    DHL Express has been Aviationtag’s logistics and shipping partner since December 2018. From the very outset, DHL was not just a reliable and strong partner, but also a partner that believed in and loved the Aviationtag product. Shortly after partnering up, we were offered a former DHL ATR-42 and had the idea of launching a …

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  • DHL X Aviationtag – Win one of two Boeing 757 packages!

    Win one of these two amazing DHL Boeing 757 packages! As part of our DHL X Aviationtag promotion.  you had the chance to win an Aviationtag of the former DHL Boeing 757 with the registration D-ALEH PLUS an authentic life-vest from the cockpit of this plane. What an aviation history collectible. But hey, don’t bring …

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  • Interview with Boeing 747 Pilot Eva Claire Marseille

    Today we have the great pleasure to continue our pilot interview series and have asked Eva Claire Marseille, pilot on the Boeing 747-8 and the Boeing 747-400ERF in Hong Kong, a number of questions. Hope you will enjoy it as much as we did. Tell us a bit about yourself… My name is Eva, I …

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  • “How I met the PH-BFR” – by Captain Eric Akker

    The PH-BFR (Rio de Janeiro) was a B747-400M (Mixed, also called “combi”). It could carry both passengers and freight on the maindeck. In 1994 I was co-pilot and assistant-technical pilot and member of the KLM acceptance team. On January 11th 1994 we made the first so-called C (Customer-) 1 flight with the BFR. A testflight, …

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  • Hartelijk welkom PH-BFR!

    Welcome (to) “Rio de Janeiro”! Another airline just joined the Aviationtag fleet and we will give you some interesting background information about the former KLM Boeing 747 today. This airplane is actually a Boeing 747-400 M, so a passenger/cargo or “Combi” variant to be precise. This specific aircraft type first flew on June 30, 1989 …

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