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5/9/1967: Fokker’s F28 Fellowship Takes Flight

Today in Aviation, The Dutch-manufactured Fokker F28-1000 Fellowship prototype (PH-JHG) took to the skies for its maiden flight in 1967.

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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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Today in Aviation: Maiden Flight of the Fokker F27

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the first Fokker F27 (PH-NIV) took to the skies in 1955. The turboprop went on to become one of the most successful airliners to come out of Europe with 586 examples built before production ended in 1987. Following the end of the Second World War, Dutch manufacturer Fokker, along with […]

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