Fokker Triplane, 1917-18.

Made:
1917 in Germany
maker:
Anthony Herman Gerard Fokker

Model of Fokker Triplane, scale 1:10, top wing span (of model), 719 mm; middle wing span (of model) 625 mm, bottom wing span (of model) 572 mm; 579 mm long

Model of a Fokker Triplane, scale 1:10. In 1917 Anthony Fokker (1890-1939) designed this triplane for the German air service. It entered service with the leading German squadrons and equipped the famous Richthofen 'Flying Circus' during World War I. The pilot's machine guns were fitted with Fokker's synchronizing device allowing the pilot to fire straight between the revolving propeller blades.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1936-434
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Model Transport Co. Ltd.

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