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  •  Thanks SF, this one's been fun (1+ / 0-)
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    Wasn't Fokker 'banned' from building military aircraft as part of the peace agreement?

    “that our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions, any more than our opinions in physics or geometry.” Thomas Jefferson

    by markdd on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 12:16:59 PM PST

    •  Fokker got FIVE train loads of stuff (0+ / 0-)

      , mostly D.VIIs out of Germany to Holland, and yes, he was supposed to stop. Hence the splurge of high-wing Fokker transports (just look at the Fokker D. VIII high-wing monoplane fighter, then some of the earlier airliners!)

      'Per Ardua Ad Astra'

      by shortfinals on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 01:36:03 PM PST

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