Gap Fill - Secret Life - Level 6


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Next time you take a , you just never know who might be at the . It could be a king. Holland's King Willem-Alexander has just revealed he has been flying planes for the Dutch carrier KLM for the 21 years, completely to his passengers. The 50-year-old king got his military pilot's as a member of the Royal Netherlands Air Force when he was in his . He developed a love of flying and trained to become a pilot. He revealed his secret life as a pilot in an with Dutch media. He flew for KLM twice a month. The king said he was now preparing to upgrade his . He is back on the aircraft simulator to train to fly Boeing 737s.

King Willem-Alexander told reporters that his for flying meant he could relieve all while up in the skies. He explained: "You have an , passengers and crew. You have for them. You can't take your problems from the ground into the . You can completely disengage and concentrate on something else. That, for me, is the most relaxing part of ." He said it was easy to keep his while flying, and that very few passengers knew he was piloting their plane. He said: "I always say that I wish everyone a welcome on of the captain and the crew. I don't have to say my own name, but most people don't listen anyway."

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