Fokker

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The efforts to fly a Dutch F-104 again

In the March 2024 issue of Aviation News, Leonard van den Broek provides an update on efforts to return a Lockheed F-104 Starfighter to flight at Volkel Air Base in the Netherlands

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Just Flight’sF28 Professional review

After more than three years in development, the Just Flight in-house team has released the F28 Professional. We take it for a spin and see how it measures up.

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Flying onboard the world's oldest Fokker F28 Fellowship

In 2022, Bernd Sturm spent a day of the scorching Argentinian summer on the world’s oldest airworthy Fokker F28 Fellowship

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First flying Fokker D.XXI in 70 years: A test pilot's view

Leonard van den Broek spoke to test pilot Dan Griffith, who has overseen the 1930’s Dutch fighter’s test flying programme

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Restoring first flying Fokker D.XII in 70 years: behind the scenes

For the first time in more than 70 years, there is a flying Fokker D.XXI in the Netherlands. Leonard van den Broek speaks to those behind the project

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How Fokker built one of the most delightful post-war trainers

It’s a beautiful afternoon in December 1947, and Gerben Sonderman — wartime resistance fighter and one of the most famous Dutch pilots — takes the Fokker S11  prototype into the skies for the first time. Just over 75 years on, the trainer continues to delight

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SNAPSHOT: Retro planespotting in Rotterdam

Long-time contributor Ron Mak shares a selection of images from Rotterdam The Hague Airport, taken between 1970 and the late 1990s

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The rise and fall of Swissair

Two decades on from the alpine airline giant’s collapse, Keith Otto profiles the history of a European heavyweight once considered to be as reliable as a Swiss watch and as financially stable as a Swiss bank

Fokker 100 Incoming

The Just Flight development team has announced they are working on Fokker 100 for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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IN PICTURES: Snapshot of historic Croydon Airport

Readers who picked up a copy of the 100th and final issue of Airports of the World magazine will have enjoyed David Ransted’s definitive, double-length feature celebrating Croydon Airport, the UK’s first major international hub. Here, we share some of the incredible archive imagery used to illustrate the article...