Takeoff and departure
Recently acquired A330 ready for boarding.
Cranking the engine number one.
Leaving the Pier F.
Flaps 2. Slats extended.
One curiosity about Schiphol: the airport is located on -11 ft MSL, clearly seen on PFD.
Crossing the bridge.
Leaving terminal area.
Entering via W3 and following the taxiway V.
The Polderbaan control tower in sight.
KLM 657 hold short runway 36L. Traffic is MD-11 on final.
KLM 657 taxi into position. Clear for takeoff.
Amsterdam in the background.
Overflying A9 motorway.
Leaving the Dutch airspace.
Over the British landscape.
In safe hands of Shanwick control.
First glimpse of the Canadian mainland.
Contrails over Canada.
Contacting Boston Centre. In the distance the Connecticut river.
Descending over the New York state. Overflying Middletown.
Turning towards Newark.
First vectoring from New York Centre.
Arrival and landing
The Manhattan skyline.
KLM 657 cleared to land runway 22R.
On the glideslope.
Landing with the Statue of Liberty in sight.
Over the runway threshold.
Vacating the runway.
Docking at the international terminal.
- Project Open Sky A330 / PSS A330 panel
- Amsterdam by Cloud9
- VFR Netherlands by Horizon Simulations
- VFR Real Scenery by Just Flight
- MegaScenery USA 2004 Vol.2, New York by PC Aviator
- KEWR Newark by Imagine Simulation