Want ice cream, you want cake, and he paints the fences! The king of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander shocked the world community by stating that for many years now, incognito works as the second pilot on the KLM Cityhopper. The monarch recognizes that occasionally the passengers recognize his voice, but only now is he openly admitted in his hobby.
That the king of the Netherlands likes and knows how to fly a plane, has been known for a long time, even before 2013, when he ascended the throne. To preserve and extend a pilot’s license, the monarch from time to time sat behind the wheel of a Fokker 70, but that after the coronation twice a month Willem-Alexander went in flight, no one knew.
Passengers KLM subsidiaries are, as a rule, businessmen are heading to Europe – France, Belgium, UK, Norway. It is not surprising that the voice of the king was familiar only to some of them. The second pilot is not required to be presented to the passengers, and, using this rule, the king remained unknown. And at the airports no one could not think that the man in the cap and costume, though resemblance to the monarch, in fact it is.
For his achievements, Willem-Alexander is not going to stop going soon and will learn to manage larger Boeing 737s. He told this in an interview with De Telegraaf .
The king can not wait to carry passengers and longer distances to new destinations. Earlier he said that if I was not born at court, it would be a pilot of a Boeing 747, no one could not think that he has gradually embodies your dreams into reality.
Recall that Willem-Alexander sat on the throne in 2013 when his mother Beatrix abdicated.