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Fokker D.VII * Retired *
20 German-built aircraft ordered 22 February 1919, imported by Fokker during 1920. Single-seat fighters used in the 1920s. Serialled D-20 to D-39. One further example built from spares and delivered September 1930, serial D-40. During 1926 - 1930 twelve surviving examples re-engined with BMW IV engine. All withdrawn during 1936-1937.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
D-20     1920 soc 1937
D-21     1920 Accident near De Kooy 2 May 1930
D-22     1920 soc 1937
D-23     1920 soc 1937
D-24     1920 Accident 20 July 1936
D-25     1920 soc 1937
D-26     1920 soc 1937
D-27     1920 soc 1937
D-28     1920 soc 1937
D-29     1920 Accident De Kooy 16 July 1935
D-30     1920 soc 1937
D-31     1920 soc 1937
D-32     1920 soc 1937
D-33     1920 soc 1937
D-34     1920 soc 1937
D-35     1920 soc 1937
D-36     1920 soc 1937
D-37     1920 soc 1937
D-38     1920 soc 1937
D-39     1920 soc 1937
D-40     1930 MLD-built, soc 1937

References:

  • 70 Jaar Marineluchtvaartdienst by N. Geldhof (1987)
  • Air Enthusiast No.60


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