Fokker D.XXI

October 13th, 2014

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The Fokker D.XXI, you can’t call it a pretty aircraft. it was the main fighter aircraft of the Dutch airforce in 1940 and it put up a damn good fight against the superior Luftwaffe.

 

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“Dangerous Takeoff”

This one shows a pair of fokker D.XXI taking off from Ijpenburg airfield on May 10th, 1940, while under attack by Luftwaffe He-111s.

This image was created for an Aviation Art Calendar.

 

 

 

 

 

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“The Beach”

This one shows a D.XXI on a test flight. Quite an old image.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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“Victory”

A Dutch Fokker D.XXI has shot down a Messerschmitt Bf109E-3, whose pilot is about to bail out. Again quite an old image.