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Dutch Treat

Fokker's challenge to Boeing When it comes to flying high, few businessmen can measure up to Frans Swarttouw, 49, of The Netherlands. Having built Rotterdam's...

Business & Finance: I Do it Myself

From the treasury of Fokker Aircraft Corp. of America went last week 400,000 shares of Fokker stock. Purchaser was General Motors which with its purchase (40% of...

The Netherlands: Profitable Friendship

For more than a decade, half the world's aircraft manufacturers have been struggling to develop a latter-day replacement for the traditional workhorse of the...

Fokker

There arrived in the U. S. on board the Berengeria two gentlemen of the air. One was the Duke of Sutherland, British Under Secretary of State for Air; the...

Aeronautics: Uncle Tony

No better formula is known for exploiting an autobiography than to provoke a squabble between the autobiographer and some other celebrity. Even the well-told...

Science: Fokkerisms

Anthony H. G. Fokker, maker of airplanes, in his native Holland, and in the U. S.,* was prevailed upon last week to talk commercial flying. He said some...

National Affairs: Son's Scheme

Cynics who believe that every Senate investigation is a scandal hunt, that Senatorial inquisitors miss no opportunity to make a headline, were last week...

AERONAUTICS: Fokker's Predictions

His poor English did not prevent Anthony H. G. Fokker, famous Dutch constructor (TIME, Dec. 31) from making an impression in a speech before the Cleveland...

Aeronautics: Fokker Fuss

Through the corridors of the Department of Commerce building and of Washington's Mayflower Hotel last week stormed an exceedingly irate Dutchman—Anthony...

National Affairs: Time to Retire

One day in 1929, a trimotored Fokker monoplane bearing the name Question Mark took off and began swinging in lazy circles over Southern California. Every few...

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