Letters - Fokker history

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To answer the question raised by Andy Preston (Flight International, 13-19 January): Fokker Aviatik GmbH was founded by Anthony Fokker in 1912 in Berlin. In 1919, the Versailles Treaty prohibited any further production of aircraft in Germany. Fokker, a Dutch citizen, therefore founded another company in the Netherlands, which was unrelated to the German one. The Dutch company was ancestor to the modern Fokker corporation.

Dr Alexander Zschocke Hürth, Germany