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Today in Aviation: Maiden Flight of the Fokker 50

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, The first of two Fokker 50 turboprop-powered airliner prototypes made its maiden flight in 1985. Following Fokker’s success with the F-27 ‘Friendship,’ the Dutch manufacturer announced in November 1983 it was to develop a 50-seater variant. This was alongside a 100-seat jet to replace the F28 ‘Fellowship’ dubbed the Fokker […]

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