Why the Dutch King Works as a Pilot for KLM

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  • Half as Interesting
    Half as InterestingVit më parë

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  • stefan00123

    stefan00123

    6 muaj më parë

    He gets every year a big party on the 27th of april its koningsdag !!!

  • Jeroen Niet Doen

    Jeroen Niet Doen

    6 muaj më parë

    he's not head of states, this is fake news.

  • Fatih Güner

    Fatih Güner

    7 muaj më parë

    it is called İSTANBUL it has been renamed istanbul since the repuclic so get over it. when you say cool kids call it constantinapole but as in fact only bigote, racist and anti turkist people calls it constantinapole.

  • Mikel Vormwald

    Mikel Vormwald

    9 muaj më parë

    How about an actuall video about Bricks?😂

  • peccantis

    peccantis

    Vit më parë

    You need to make a video on bricks because bricks are awesome and neat and hella overlooked. It's one of the few Stone Age innovations that are still relevant in everyday life all around the world. Bonus points if you Include a fake-out start on some sensational topic. Post the glorious 30 min brick video on 1st of April.

  • Jason J
    Jason J6 orë më parë

    Every time you said Fokker my immaturity flared up something fierce.

  • PopeLando
    PopeLando3 ditë më parë

    In the Bond movie Diamonds are Forever, before it gets to Las Vegas James Bond goes to Holland. There's a cut from the hovercraft Princess Margaret to a pleasure boat on the Amstel, and the pleasure boat is named the Prins Willem-Alexander. He would have been three years old then! (It was probably christened that when he was born.)

  • PopeLando
    PopeLando3 ditë më parë

    Nothing about the fact that he's the first King for over 120 years? After three Queens who all had long reigns but none of whom died in office, preferring to abdicate.

  • Orgil Battulga
    Orgil Battulga4 ditë më parë

    4:21 I think that's a MIAT Airplane, Mongolian airlines?

  • Robert Kamminga
    Robert Kamminga6 ditë më parë

    How would an English person pronounce: Stroepwaffel

  • Jesse Hammer
    Jesse Hammer7 ditë më parë

    Um, there’s a really obvious error in this video. It’s Istanbul, not Constantinople.

  • enoughofyourkoicarp
    enoughofyourkoicarp7 ditë më parë

    ... If you can walk with crowds and keep your virtue, or talk with kings nor lose the common touch... What we have here is a royal who other royals could learn a lot from.

  • lumos
    lumos7 ditë më parë

    *Istanbul, not Constantinople* *Been a long time gone, Constantinople*

  • Krieger
    Krieger8 ditë më parë

    Like, I love my own monarch - Long live Queen Lizzie - but the Dutch monarch just seems like the proper lad. Same as the Prince of Liechtenstein. Another chill monarch that goes to pubs and parties with ordinary citizens.

  • Stephen Fazekas
    Stephen Fazekas8 ditë më parë

    Sam, did you have a cold when you recorded this?

  • Kamanashis Kar
    Kamanashis Kar10 ditë më parë

    Billionaire 1: I am so rich that I own 3 Rolls-Royce Cars Billionaire 2: I am so rich that I own 5 luxury mansions. Billionaire 3: I am so rich that I own 5 private yachts . . . Billionaire 4: Amateurs! I am the richest because my private pilot is also the King of the Netherlands!

  • Samuel de Haan
    Samuel de Haan13 ditë më parë

    We see our king as just a national mascot. Just like your favourite sportteam

  • Bruh Ömer
    Bruh Ömer14 ditë më parë

    4:44 calling Istanbul "constantinople" is offensive. So please don't do that ever again.

  • Ahmet Çınar Dizdar
    Ahmet Çınar Dizdar16 ditë më parë

    Istanbul not Constantinapole

  • Merel Leijnse
    Merel Leijnse17 ditë më parë

    Not many Dutch people actually wear clogs. It isnt very useful in the cities. On the other hand, they are useful when you're farming

  • Merel Leijnse

    Merel Leijnse

    8 ditë më parë

    @SgtShellfish ur talking rubbish (sorry for the insult). I live in the Netherlands and my grandma is the only one I know who owns a pair of clogs

  • SgtShellfish

    SgtShellfish

    8 ditë më parë

    This is just not true, every citizen of the Netherlands is by law required to own at least three pairs of clogs. Failure to do so often results in heavy fines and possibly even jail time.

  • AFatPenguinFromSweden
    AFatPenguinFromSweden17 ditë më parë

    he looks like an alternative verision of donald trump

  • Richard Hart
    Richard Hart19 ditë më parë

    I lived in Darlington for 19 years and never noticed an international airport

  • Grant Johnson
    Grant Johnson24 ditë më parë

    I can't believe the man calls himself a king if he had to do that to maintain a "pilots license" to fly a plane, similar to planes he'd flown his whole adult life. Something is missing.

  • ProjectADOC
    ProjectADOC26 ditë më parë

    Luckyyyyyy.

  • willistic
    willistic27 ditë më parë

    this man is literally a cool uncle someone has

  • Lord Moonowl
    Lord Moonowl27 ditë më parë

    Now I’m starting to doubt how true your channel is thanks to Wikipedia

  • I am Here
    I am Here27 ditë më parë

    “These Fokkers”

  • Kito Kito
    Kito Kito28 ditë më parë

    U meet hot air hostess lol~~~,

  • Mart
    Mart28 ditë më parë

    normal people: Istanbul cool people: Constantinople real cool people: Byzantium

  • aycc-nbh72
    aycc-nbh72Muaj më parë

    But couldn’t this involve political corruption in their airline industry? If the king is truly their head of state, couldn’t he find a way to issue himself a pilot’s license and/or pull strings to get airlines and aircraft manufacturers to give him certifications?

  • Sanskaar Kulkarni

    Sanskaar Kulkarni

    Muaj më parë

    @aycc-nbh72 Two things, firstly this is the Dutch monarch, and secondly this is a plane.

  • aycc-nbh72

    aycc-nbh72

    Muaj më parë

    Sanskaar Kulkarni But the British monarch doesn’t need a driving license.

  • Sanskaar Kulkarni

    Sanskaar Kulkarni

    Muaj më parë

    The king isn't truly the head of state, he is just the figure head of the nation, also I think he wouldn't be alive if he faked his qualifications.

  • Сергей Шилов
    Сергей ШиловMuaj më parë

    eklmn do those dutches have Many Happy Returnings for 2021? You know they have Merry Merry X Mass first! i know i know that one with the sockses hanging all around! What do they do with them on the festivities ? Guess they dry them from the tears near the fireplaces. WOW! Is it the way they used to celebrate such a tremendous date. By the way where are those dutches our parents left for their adorable and lovable children? Do not say gone with the wind ! Well it was not wind you know.

  • HeavyLikesSandwich
    HeavyLikesSandwichMuaj më parë

    His aircraft is aptly named King Fokker

  • celeste b
    celeste bMuaj më parë

    The cooler kids call it Byzantion

  • Pistolenkrebs HD
    Pistolenkrebs HDMuaj më parë

    4:53 WoT players already know that tho :D

  • frank hugers
    frank hugersMuaj më parë

    He is not a pilot to stupid for it,Its all a lie

  • Kurumi cheu
    Kurumi cheu2 muaj më parë

    Hope the 737 is not a MAX

  • Niet Kees
    Niet Kees2 muaj më parë

    He is so casual he even bought a speedboat of 2 million while the country was in lockdown. And he went on vacation to that speedboat while the country was in semj lockdown.

  • Niet Kees
    Niet Kees2 muaj më parë

    I wish Willie can be pilot full time and then we could choose our own head of state. Like in a modern democracy.

  • Mark Knoop
    Mark Knoop2 muaj më parë

    Like the Queen of England. My dad looks like me 🤣🤣 We created the monarchie in England

  • jabber1990
    jabber19903 muaj më parë

    Passenger: "you look familiar!" Pilot: "yea, I get that alot"

  • Recruit
    Recruit3 muaj më parë

    we view him as less of a king and more as the governments main sponsor. all he got is cash

  • Adam G
    Adam G4 muaj më parë

    I don't think you guys realise what kind of asshole this guy is. He refuses to pay taxes and dentist bills and spends tonnes of tax payers' money on unnecessary shit while teachers and medical personnel are heavily underpaid in my country. You shouldn't create such a colourful portrait about this guy because he doesn't give a shit about us.

  • Adam G

    Adam G

    4 muaj më parë

    @Wim Ahlers @Wim Ahlers The reason why I brought up the US president is because he represents the government as the prime minister does, but he also represents the state as the king does. What I am saying is that it is perfectly possible to represent our country abroad without needing a ridiculous amount of money as you argued.

  • Wim Ahlers

    Wim Ahlers

    4 muaj më parë

    ​@Adam G Sorry, I don't feel the need to debunk anything. Irrelevant and on a side note, our president earns much less than the president of the United States. So why bring up this non-issue? Anyway, contact a representative of a particular party that agrees with your criticism for changing policies concerning budgets. I don't feel the need for it. But you seem to feel the need for it. www.koninklijkhuis.nl/onderwerpen/financien-koninklijk-huis/begroting-van-de-koning And I leave it at that.

  • Adam G

    Adam G

    4 muaj më parë

    @Wim Ahlers and regarding the parliament, if they would blindly approve the budget then they would not question it. Your conclusion is incorrect. And "the king can only give his opinion" is a strong underestimation of the facts as I already explained.

  • Adam G

    Adam G

    4 muaj më parë

    @Wim Ahlers First of all, I am free to critisise anything that I want. Secondly, I like it that you can't debunk my previous arguments and just jump to the same old story of "but he represents us abroad". Bro, a US president is both head of state and head of government and the annual salary is 400.000 USD. If Willem loves his country so much he can represent us for a lot less. You also mention security, which does not even come from the budget assigned to the royal but is paid for by the state budget.

  • Wim Ahlers

    Wim Ahlers

    4 muaj më parë

    ​@Adam G Being a royal is a job with a lot of security protection that has to be paid as well. The royalty represents The Netherlands abroad in many trade excursions. You don't do that on a welfare income. Can they do with less income? Maybe. You are free to critisize that. Can a CEO of any other major Dutch company function with less than a multi-million euro yearly salary? Maybe. You are free to critisize that too. Lastly, it is the parliament that decides the function and income of the Dutch royalty. The king cannot prevent any change. At best he can give his opinion. But that is just about it.

  • Tamelkiing
    Tamelkiing4 muaj më parë

    Like lukethenotable said “people got to work”

  • joseph-mario pelerin
    joseph-mario pelerin4 muaj më parë

    with the price of the ticket, i thought they were all kings...

  • Raven Groen
    Raven Groen4 muaj më parë

    gekoloniseerd!!!

  • Rik Overveld
    Rik Overveld4 muaj më parë

    The correct translation of KLM, while not the literally one, would actually be Royal Airlines :)

  • REA987
    REA9874 muaj më parë

    4:45 You _cool_ kids have a loooot of catching up, good luck. 😏

  • Captain Speedbird
    Captain Speedbird4 muaj më parë

    1:14 I swear I thought this was Trump

  • Will Savage
    Will Savage4 muaj më parë

    I live in Norwich(3:21)

  • Aviation Gaming1564
    Aviation Gaming15644 muaj më parë

    The King of The Sky’s

  • Realeyesrealizereallies
    Realeyesrealizereallies4 muaj më parë

    Hè is no King. False family lines. Bilderberg. And sick to the bone.

  • Anna 1234
    Anna 12344 muaj më parë

    i am from the netherlands and didn’t know this😂

  • Emre
    Emre5 muaj më parë

    FUCK OFF CONSTANTINOPLE DOESN'T EXIST CONSTANTIN FUCKIN DIED AND OTTOMANS TOOK THE CITY TO NAME IT ISTANBUL

  • Yakub lmaoo
    Yakub lmaoo5 muaj më parë

    Wjw ik wist het nie eens

  • Hamberder King
    Hamberder King5 muaj më parë

    Its time for him to fly to colombia and back since i am stuck here and klm annulated my september 5th flight again. Lol i want to go home

  • Joel Isaiah

    Joel Isaiah

    5 muaj më parë

    yes it is,Its only surpassed by 9/11 with 1.9K,But that was a terrorist attack,so it doesnt count

  • Hamberder King

    Hamberder King

    5 muaj më parë

    @Joel Isaiah i remember that i think its still the biggest disaster in flying

  • Joel Isaiah

    Joel Isaiah

    5 muaj më parë

    My reply was a joke to the Tenerife airport disaster,the worst plane crash in history,Basocally the klm pilot took off without permission,And hit a pan am plane that was on the same runway,killed 583 as i said

  • Hamberder King

    Hamberder King

    5 muaj më parë

    @Joel Isaiah my new flight is in december hopefully. If they open up earlier i can change again Until now easy fly cant take passengers i think. I have to wait and see

  • Joel Isaiah

    Joel Isaiah

    5 muaj më parë

    Makes sure he takes of with clearance from atc,We dont want 583 more people dead

  • Liverpool Fan
    Liverpool Fan5 muaj më parë

    CRY HAI, Constantinople is NOT a thing anymore! Fatih Sultan Mehmet opened it and hagia sofya is a mosque, that means Constantinople is DELETED from history. الله أكبر الله أكبر! لا أله ألا الله.

  • Julian Griffiths
    Julian Griffiths5 muaj më parë

    You could have made it short by saying it’s his hobby he likes doing it

  • Wubbo Timmer
    Wubbo Timmer5 muaj më parë

    He is also a freeloader ,pays no taxes at all, makes millions as a bilderberggruppe globalists .

  • Pedro de Palm
    Pedro de Palm5 muaj më parë

    pitty he flew emirates when he and his family flew to Australia couple of years ago...

  • Maireny Familia Turbi
    Maireny Familia Turbi5 muaj më parë

    Every year is a party for the king.. Not just the first year.

  • Sammy
    Sammy6 muaj më parë

    big boy planes are cool

  • Jeffrey Groen
    Jeffrey Groen6 muaj më parë

    We love our royals!

  • Jay TH4T1GUY
    Jay TH4T1GUY6 muaj më parë

    CURACAO HOME ISLAND REPRESENT

  • Thi Thanh Dai TRAN
    Thi Thanh Dai TRAN6 muaj më parë

    The King is not a job. For the US the 'country management' has gone up in space. The Title King was made by another country. VN or Australia ? Australia has a PM job with a Queensland state ?

  • byz99kaz
    byz99kaz6 muaj më parë

    He doesn't work there you peasant

  • John do
    John do6 muaj më parë

    lol upgrading his licence as being expensive. I dont think that would be an issue for the Dutch royals as they are one of the wealthiest families on earth.

  • Katplantbased
    Katplantbased6 muaj më parë

    You forgot to mention that he had a brother who was raised to set into his mother's shoes, but he died, unfortunately. That's why he is a king now.

  • Exarder 1
    Exarder 16 muaj më parë

    Hasn't been Constantinople since 1453 get your facts straight.

  • Abdusk50
    Abdusk506 muaj më parë

    Imagine your on a flight from Schiphol to Norwich and hear “your captain Willem Alexander will be flying as the pilot”

  • Jay Rathod
    Jay Rathod6 muaj më parë

    *Wow the real prince.*

  • Ps1 Hagrid
    Ps1 Hagrid6 muaj më parë

    Well a company gets the therm royal if its old and has a unique thing that’s why for example beer company’s don’t get that status although there old there are a lot in the Netherland klm is an old company and is the only one to fly planes there is one other company with the royal status that “van Tichelaar”

  • HabiOS
    HabiOS6 muaj më parë

    Dutch had a plan

  • Franklin Clinton
    Franklin Clinton6 muaj më parë

    Imagine chilling in an airplane when some random dude is like: ”wait, aren’t you the king?”

  • Ican Finnsmh

    Ican Finnsmh

    3 ditë më parë

    ayo hey Franklin

  • pawer nielsbroek

    pawer nielsbroek

    5 muaj më parë

    In dutch-he ben jij niet de koning??

  • Hot Choco
    Hot Choco6 muaj më parë

    Cool fact i met the king once, he was at my great grandma 100 birthday party. He was a kind man

  • m kaqss
    m kaqss6 muaj më parë

    al busineess in the netherlands can ask for royal in front of the business name when they have been started and still operating in the netherlands. the pilolte licence can only be attained by making the flighthours in a class of plain, start as extra then co pilote to pilote when nescesary hours have been completed

  • Immad
    Immad6 muaj më parë

    Let me just state this one point through..... Netherlands has the most hotest girls in western europe.

  • Psylocibin 9
    Psylocibin 96 muaj më parë

    And member of one of the most criminal familys of all time 👍 Great Guy

  • ZXEJ
    ZXEJ6 muaj më parë

    A Royal with a good attitude! Prince Harry flew Apache attack helicopters in Afghanistan. Prince William flew Rescue helicopters in ALL weather in the UK. When Royals learn and do challenging jobs. They gain credibility as competent people. Symbolic or not. A credible leader, is an important factor for excellence.

  • Spiritual Anarchist
    Spiritual Anarchist6 muaj më parë

    Im Dutch, but I didn't even know this ( the pilot part imean I remember the 'prince pils' nickname & *his drunk driving into canals,,,etc ;- )

  • Albert Lemieszko
    Albert Lemieszko6 muaj më parë

    You know what. ALthe is free but I Made nebula I'll be rich. 1.Contarcts 2. Subscription SO GIVE ME MONEY!!!

  • Lars
    Lars6 muaj më parë

    I N G E P O L D E R D

  • There Are No Shortcuts
    There Are No Shortcuts6 muaj më parë

    "and these f*ckers..." lol

  • Skull Fucker
    Skull Fucker6 muaj më parë

    their waffles r pretty nice

  • Martin Saunders
    Martin Saunders6 muaj më parë

    Prince Bernhardt was also a pilot before him and regularly flew a C47.My father would give him load sheets and flight plans.Often parking his car.

  • Matthew Helm
    Matthew Helm6 muaj më parë

    Bet all the flight crew are all security detail

  • Poladroid
    Poladroid6 muaj më parë

    Haha da's gek, maar ja je leert elke dag iets nieuws he That was oddly uncomfortable

  • Mark Rutte
    Mark Rutte6 muaj më parë

    ''Workers and peasants, this is your majesty speaking''

  • EnesCelik42
    EnesCelik426 muaj më parë

    It's Istanbul, not Constantinopel.

  • BG Low
    BG Low6 muaj më parë

    He needs to pay his bill

  • itcrinklezzz
    itcrinklezzz6 muaj më parë

    Almost no one wears clogs. It’s just a tourist thing.

  • Che Puteh
    Che Puteh6 muaj më parë

    Please repair that maps. Malacca is not permanent VOC territory just like indonesia.

  • PixelUnit Playz
    PixelUnit Playz6 muaj më parë

    Im netherlands so

  • Florian Pollard
    Florian Pollard6 muaj më parë

    Willem has no power to influence politics at all. Also that party you mentioned is thrown every year at the same day and now it is for him but it was already tradition at the time of his grandmother.

  • crayzsmoke
    crayzsmoke6 muaj më parë

    Nobody wears clogs that was ages ago they are now only sold to tourist

  • A
    A6 muaj më parë

    Humberside Darlington and Norwich lmao

  • olaf jak
    olaf jak6 muaj më parë

    Ok! at 0.12 OCD kicks in.... Why did nobody check his nosehairs? Seriously...???

  • Vince R
    Vince R6 muaj më parë

    The "royal" in KLM has nothing to do with a relation to the royal families, only that all companies in NL that have been in business for >100 years are granted the "royal" status and usually add that to their name. So there are more companies with that status that the king has no relation with

  • Vincent Gwanmesia
    Vincent Gwanmesia6 muaj më parë

    I really never knew this about my king🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Ekn _38
    Ekn _386 muaj më parë

    "Or as the cool kids call it, Constantinople" Greeks and European nationalists: ooHjj yEss sLayyy

  • Rowdy Verboven
    Rowdy Verboven6 muaj më parë

    I am Dutch

  • MAXIM, Holland Nederland, the Netherlands.
    MAXIM, Holland Nederland, the Netherlands.6 muaj më parë

    The only thing sucks is that Air France took over our company 😕😕😕

  • MAXIM, Holland Nederland, the Netherlands.
    MAXIM, Holland Nederland, the Netherlands.6 muaj më parë

    Flying Dutch, We're giving you a royal service 😉 😂

  • History Analysis
    History Analysis6 muaj më parë

    "Cool kids call it Constantinople" are you talking about "COOL KIDS" from Medieval timeline?

  • Canberk şen

    Canberk şen

    4 ditë më parë

    WhishiWhooshi well we are ready have another war its istanbul you morons

  • WhishiWhooshi

    WhishiWhooshi

    16 ditë më parë

    It was called Constantinople even during WW1

  • User

    User

    6 muaj më parë

    Why am I always coincidentally at the right time stamp?

  • KILLERBOY
    KILLERBOY6 muaj më parë

    Bro im fking dutch, this guy does NOT work at KLM you morron

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