The man with wooden wings: Anthony Fokker and aircraft construction

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Abstract

Anthony Fokker, famous for his wooden wings, stumbled into aviation as a young stunt pilot in Germany, surviving a series of crashes before rising to fame. Industrial espionage, luck and deception propelled him to become a leading aircraft manufacturer, setting up business in the U.S. after the First World War.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-47
Number of pages4
JournalLeonardo Times
Volume2018
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 05 Jan 2019

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