Re: Fokker D VII data needed

Bill Shatzer (
Mon, 18 Sep 1995 15:23:00 -0700

>>> I was looking at the Fokker D VII Windsock and realised we can figure
>>>out wether Kraut's plane was an early or late Fokker based on the serial
>>>of the plane. Does anyone have the serial number for it? I figure it had to
>>>be built by Fokker since it has the streaked olive camo.
>>Did someone *other* than Fokker build Dr.I's? I seem to dimly remember
>>one or two being *assembled* by M.A.G. in Hungary but was there really another
>>source besides Fokker for the production planes?
> M.A.G. did build a couple of Fokker Triplanes, but I think they had
>another designation. I will have to check this answer in my "bible" (Grosz
>et al.) tonight to let you know. I don't believe that these were
>"standard" production Dr-Is, but were a development from them intended for
>the A-H air service.

Thanks, Charles, this is what I was looking for - somehow my clever
segue between D.VII's and Dr.I's got dropped (*&%$%#! new-fangled machines!)
My inquiry doesn't make much sense without the missing lead in paragraph
but I was trying to ask about Dr. I's and not D.VII's.

Cheers, Bill

Bill Shatzer - - -