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Willem-Alexander, Máxima and Family, General News Part 3 (May 2017- Present)

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Old 05-17-2017, 03:08 AM
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King Willem-Alexander was yesterday for the last time at the controls for KLM Cityhopper. After spending 21 years guest kite in society and therefore at Martinair, let retrained for operating a Boeing 737 of KLM parent. Today in the Telegraph an exclusive interview to read the King over his guest airmanship, which he carries passengers twice a month who have no idea that the king is in the cockpit. "I'm flying just fantastic."

Koning Willem-Alexander: "Ik vind vliegen gewoon fantastisch" | De Oranjes
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This got front page news on the BBC website today:

Dutch King Willem-Alexander reveals secret flights as co-pilot - BBC News

I'm pleased the King still manages to do something he clearly loves doing and would have been his career choice if he was not to be king!
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Old 05-18-2017, 01:44 AM
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And in the Guardian as well:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...-airline-pilot

And CNN:
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/05/18/eu...lot/index.html

He claims that he is seldom recognized when he wears the KLM uniform and cap. Sometimes people do recognize his voice in the intercom.

Apparently he is looking forward to get his Boeing license as it enables him to fly to different destinations.
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And the Daily Mail!

Dutch monarch reveals secret life flying for KLM | Daily Mail Online
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Good for him! Lol I flew several times KLM, now I wonder was he the co-pilot?
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"What a fantastic performance of Tom Dumoulin in the final time trial! The first Dutchman to do to win this big bike race and the third Dutchman to win one of the three major cycling tours. A truly amazing achievement! I am particularly proud of his victory in this 100th edition of the Giro d'Italia. "- WA

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