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Fokker Aircraft Corp of America


USA
Antony Fokker's Atlantic Aircraft Corporation was reorganized on September 16,1925, inheriting premises at Hasbrouck Heights, Teterboro, and the orderbook for the Noorduyn-designed Universal. Factory at Passaic, New Jersey, opened 1927. Glendale, West Virginia, factory opened August 1928. General Motors Corporation acquired a 40 pe cent holding May 1929; Fokker resigned July 1931.


Improved Super Universal six-seater introduced 1927; 123 built. Three-engined 12-passenger F.10 flown April 1927; 65 built, first three for Western Air Express, forerunner of TWA. Followed by 59 14-seat F.10As. Fokker 32, first US four-engined airliner, flown 1929, having 32 seats and powered by two pairs of Pratt & Whitney Hornet engines in tandem with tractor and pusher propellers; ten built. Military designs included 1929 O-27 observation aircraft, of which 14 built.

 


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