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 KLM christening it “City of Freetown”.
After 27 years of loyal service for the Sky Team member, the PH-BFF was retired in 2017 and finally recycled in 2018 in Enschede / Netherlands. We are thrilled to have saved another special piece of Dutch aviation history for posterity as our Aviationtags, as KLM will also be parting with its last “Queens of the Skies” this year.
The Aviationtag Boeing 747-400M PH-BFF edition and you – best fr iends forever!
Note: Every tag is unique. Depending on the plane, tags may vary in terms of haptics, material thickness and colour. Small blemishes bear witness to the plane’s long history and are an authentic reminder of its glory days over the clouds. Small scratches, flaky paint and imperfections are totally normal and give our Aviationtags their unique charm – the charm of a vintage product crafted from upcycled materials. These quirks are not the result of the production process, they simply reflect the state of the aircraft material we use when it was extracted. The original aircraft paint of this edition is rather sensitive, so please take good care of your tag!
Boeing 747: The Boeing 747 is a wide-body, four-engine jetliner which rose to aviation fame in the late 1960s. The first 747 completed its virgin flight in 1969 and remained the largest passenger jet in the world until 2005. Its wingspan is 64.44 m and the vertical elongation at the wingtip can be up to 16 m. It is also well known for its “hump” silhouette which earned it the nickname Jumbo Jet. Compared to previous 747s, the most significant aerodynamic improvement in the 747-400 is the wing size, which is 1.8 m (6 ft) longer with a 6 ft. high winglet that is angled upwards and slightly outward.
The BFF is actually a 747-400M (a passenger and cargo or “Combi” variant), which makes this edition extra special.