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"I designed for Fokker" by Reinhold Platz, June 1959
« on: November 03, 2014, 07:44:51 PM »
A short article from the RAF Flying Review Vol XIV, June 1959:









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James Fahey

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Re: "I designed for Fokker" by Reinhold Platz, June 1959
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2014, 09:56:43 AM »
Interesting bit of trivia. I still have an article somewhere from the Chicago Tribune magazine in the late 60's, about Ed Swearingen's Fokker D.VIII replica. Putting aside the issue of Reinhold Platz's actual part in "designing" the aircraft, Ed corresponded with Platz, who answered several questions for him. Since he wrote in German, our family's pediatrician helped out with translating the letters (we lived in the south suburbs then).

Thanks for the article, James!

Rich