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"
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Posted August 1, 2010