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Fokker B.V., the Netherlands Aerospace Company, was founded on July 21, 1919 by Anthony Fokker, the legendary aviation pioneer. Fokker airliners have contributed significantly to the development of commercial aviation. During the last few decades Fokker has specialized in the development, production, and support of short to medium haul airliners. Fokker B.V. went bankrupt during the late Spring of 1996.

Identifier

NASM.1996.0044

Creator

Fokker B.V.

Date

1970-1996

Provenance

Terry Stone/Fokker Aircraft, USA, Inc., gift, 1996, 1996-0044, unknown

Extent

23 Cubic feet ((5 records center boxes) (39 legal document boxes))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

Publications

Financial records

Scope and Contents

This collection contains information on the later aircraft models produced by Fokker, mostly from their PropJetLine and JetLine product lines. The following types of materials are included: 20 films and video tapes; comparison reports with competitors' short and medium haul airliners; brochures and information sheets on competitors; color photographs and slides of Fokker aircraft; marketing brochures and information sheets on Fokker aircraft; information on airlines (mostly United States' airlines), including timetables and annual reports; and flight manuals for competitors' aircraft. Material on the following competitor companies is included in this collection: Aerospatiale, Airbus, ATR, Avro, Boeing, British Aerospace, Canadair, CASA, de Havilland, Dornier, Embraer, Fairchild, Ilyushia, LET, McDonnell Douglas, SAAB and Shorts.

Genre/Form

Photographs

Publications

Financial records

Rights

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Names

ATR (Avions de Transport Regional)

Aerospatiale

Airbus Industrie

Avro (A. V. Roe & Co Ltd)

Boeing Company

British Aerospace

CASA (Construcciones Aeronauticas, SA)

Canadair

Dornier GmbH

Embraer (Empresa brasileira de Aeronautica SA)

Fairchild Aircraft Corp

Fokker B.V.

Ilyushin Design Bureau

Let Kunovice National Corp

McDonnell Douglas Corp

Saab (Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget AB)

Short Brothers PLC

de Havilland Aircraft Company, Ltd.

Fokker, Anthony H. G. (Anthony Herman Gerard), 1890-1939

Topics Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Commercial
Transport planes
Aircraft industry

Archival Repository

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