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As seen live on http://www.MahoBeachCam.com KLM's final visit to St. Maarten with a 747 aircraft, to be replaced by an Airbus A330 for direct non-stop service between Amsterdam and St. Maarten. Boeing 747 continues on route from AMS to CUR. Sad day for all aviation fans as KLM were the last operators of a heavy 747 to this small island. The low pass landings and sand blasting of Maho Beach goers have become world famous and will continue with smaller, more fuel-efficient jets. Maho Beach Cam is a 24/7 live streaming Internet video broadcast produced by PTZtv on Maho Beach St. Maarten. http://www.PTZtv.com Video copyright (c) 2016 PTZtv LLC. All rights reserved.
Created by MGM for American President Lines, "Departure" shows the round-the-world cruise of the SS President Wilson from San Francisco to the Orient and Europe in the late 1940s. A few other ships that were part of American President Lines (APL) are briefly shown as well. The SS President Cleveland and SS President Wilson were shining symbols of post war American technology, design and style, with streamline moderne styling. After leaving San Francisco, at 8:00, the ship arrives in Honolulu, and there is footage of surfing, leis, Waikiki Beach, and more. At 9 minutes, the ship arrives in Japan, with images including modern Tokyo and ancient temples. At 11:00, scenes of Hong Kong are shown, with American President Lines offices shown. At 12:20, Manila is shown in the Philippines. The war memorial is shown at 13 minutes. Singapore is seen at 13:00. Rubber tree plantations are seen at 14 minutes. At 14:59, Bangkok, Thailand is seen. At 15:30, Bombay India is shown as well as the Taj Mahal. At 16:30, Cairo Egypt is seen. The film then shifts to continental Europe, with images of Italy and Pompeii at 17:00, Rome, Venice, Paris at 19:00, and then a cruise homeward at 19:00 with a farewell party thrown. The film features some photography by Alfred T. Palmer, a famous cameraman and still photographer who worked extensively with the Dollar Steamship Lines. SS President Wilson was an American passenger ship originally ordered by the Maritime Commission (MC hull 687) during World War II, as one of the Admiral W. S. Benson-class Type P2-SE2-R1 transport ships. The ship was laid down on 27 November 1944 and was launched on 24 November 1947, completed and delivered to the Maritime Commission on 27 April 1948. Under the name SS President Wilson, she was bareboat chartered by the Maritime Commission to American President Lines. She was eventually sold to Oceanic Cruise Development, Inc. in 1973, and renamed Oriental Empress. The ship was eventually scrapped in 1984 American President Lines restarted its round-the-world passenger service shortly after the end of WWII, and launched the SS President Cleveland and SS President Wilson in 1946, which were advertised as "your American hotel abroad." In the 1950s, the company again expanded, building more ships; 11 were built between 1952 and 1954. These included C-4 class cargo ships. Also, a settlement was finally reached in the Dollar case. Rather than the Dollar family taking back the company, it was sold to a group of investors led by Ralph K. Davies for $18.3 million. At this time Davies also acquired control of American Mail Line with the aim of reintegrating it into APL. The increasing use of air travel meant that the company's passenger services had steadily been declining throughout the 1960s, and by 1973, the last APL liner, the SS President Wilson, completed her final round-the-world trip and was sold off. We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example: "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference." This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD, 2k and 4k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
A huge contrail from an Airbus A380 as seen from cockpit of a Boeing B747 above the South China Sea. We were warned by a HongKong air traffic controller. That's why we were able to film this event. Apologies for shaky camera movements at the end. The Airbus was going too fast to be able to follow it smoothly.
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The Boeing 747 is a wide-body commercial airliner and cargo transport aircraft, often referred to by its original nickname, Jumbo Jet, or Queen of the Skies. It is among the world's most recognizable aircraft and was the first wide-body produced. Manufactured by Boeing's Commercial Airplane unit in the United States, the original version of the 747 was two and a half times larger in capacity than the Boeing 707, one of the common large commercial aircraft of the 1960s. First flown commercially in 1970, the 747 held the passenger capacity record for 37 years. https://tinyurl.com/top-aircraft
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1950s educational film featuring United Airlines DC-7. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines presents “Air Freight,” a black-and-white promotional film designed to inform the viewer of that particular business mode. “This most modern form is transport” is used to provide consumers with a variety of items including those found on breakfast tables each morning. Mark 01:23 takes the viewer to an airport in Amsterdam where KLM Royal Dutch Airlines annual handles 15,000 tons of freight, including birds, monkeys, horses, lions, and tigers. Various varieties of flowers are packed and loaded beginning at mark 04:48 for a journey from Holland to a New York City florist, and as the film continues we see other products ranging from colorful fabrics to be used as tropical dresses to furs for use in the colder climates of Canada. At mark 06:30 a man admires a piece of art — shipped to a museum via air freight — while at mark 07:35 we’re taken to Paris to see some French perfume that will be on its way to other locations. No matter the spot on the globe, the narrator explains, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines can get the product there. At mark 10:00 we take a look at the company’s freight department in Calcutta, India, as such exotic animals as tigers and elephants are processed, and at mark 12:30 a plane delivers a piston to s ship stranded at sea. There’s nothing too small or too big, as at mark 16:55 a car is loaded onboard an airplane for transport. Air freight also serves humanity, the narrator says at mark 18:50, as we see hospitalized children who will benefit from needed medication rushed by air. “Air freight pays,” concludes the narrator at mark 21:49, “for shipping your goods by air means less packing material, less storage room, and lower insurance premiums.” We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example: "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference." This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD, 2k and 4k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Demolition and Recycling of a Boeing 747-400 by Aircraft Demolition, LLC