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Fokker F-10 Trimotor "America" 4-View
February 1970 American Aircraft Modeler

February 1970 American Aircraft Modeler

February 1970 American Aircraft Modeler Table of Contents

These pages from vintage modeling magazines like American Aircraft Modeler, American Modeler, Air Trails, Flying Aces, Flying Models, Model Airplane News, & Young Men captured the era. I will be glad to scan articles for you. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.

This 4-view for the 1927 Fokker F-10 Trimotor "America" was scanned from my purchased copy of the February 1970 American Aircraft Modeler magazine. 4-view for this fine model was drawn by Mr. Björn Karlström. All copyrights (if any) are hereby acknowledged.

"Around 1930 the Fokker F-10 commercial aircraft, together with the Ford Trimotor, played important roles in equipping the fleets of American airlines. The Fokker aircraft did its work for many years as a reliable workhorse, but then the crash of an F-10 resulted in serious problems for Fokker in America. The Fokker F-10 was built solely in America. Powered by three 400 hp Pratt & Whitney Wasp engines, the F-10 at first sight looked like a three-engined F.VII adapted to the requirements of America - and to some extent it was. The first seven F-10s were in fact fitted with standard F.VIIIb-3m wings built in the Netherlands. The aircraft had however a different fuselage and tailplane, Usually, American Fokker aircraft were given both a model number and a type number. " - Oracle's ThinkQuest website


Fokker Trimotor "America" 4-View from February 1970 American Aircraft Modeler - Airplanes and Rockets
Fokker Trimotor "America"
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Posted August 1, 2010

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