Profile Publications No. 134 The Fokker G-1

Fokker G-1 prototype in colour scheme employed during initial flight test programme at^ W elschap in March 1937 and for military demonstrations at Soesterberg AirBase the following month. Compare length of oleo legs with those of the G-1A illustrated in the five-aspect painting on P.2. Prototype in later colour k scheme, after removal off Hispano-Suiza 80-02 engines and installation of Pratt& W hitney Twin Wasps. Plan-view of prototype showing registration markings carried throughout test programmes A these were repeated underwing, X under ’starboard, 2 under port wing. “Knotted Goose” insignia of the 3rd Fighter Group, carried on the noses of that unit’s G-1A’s. KEITH BROOMFIELD Perspective view showing details of G-1A fuselage tail-cone note upper glazed panels folded inwards to allow operation df hand-held 7.92 mm. FN- Browning machine gun mounted on horizontal bar. G-1B No. 348 after capture ,by German occupation *forces. The national markings above and below the wings were retained. Plan-view of Luchtvaartafdeling G-1B, showing national markings adopted October 1939. The five-aspect painting on P.2 illustrates the marking style prior to that date. Fokker G-1B, No. 348, one of the first production batch originally intended |for export to Finland. Signed over to the LV A on 1st June 1940, the aircraft probably served with the 3rd Fighter Group at Waalhaven.
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