• 1890 The birth of the legendary aviation pioneer; Anthony H.G. Fokker in Blitar Java/ Indonesia on April 6
  • 1910 In Holland, Fokker built his first aircraft named 'The Spider'
  • 1911 First flight of Fokker in his Spider around the St. Bavo church in Haarlem, the Netherlands
  • 1919 Fokker founded Hollands' first aircraft factory on the 21st of July: The Netherlands Aircraft Factory. In the period between the two World Wars, the company owned one plant in Amsterdam and three in the U.S.A. Fokker's best selling aircraft in this period is the three-engined F.VIII-3m, of which 230 were built.
  • 1920 The F.II, one of the first planes especially developed for passenger transport
  • 1924 The F.VII, which KLM used for its first flight overseas to the Dutch Indies
  • 1939 With the threat of war, Fokker built many successful military aeroplanes, like the twin-boom Fokker G-1
  • 1951 A new factory was opened at Schiphol Amsterdam after the plant was completely destroyed during W.W.II
  • 1955 The first Fokker F27 Friendship made its maiden flight. It was to become the most successful turboprop in its class, worldwide. Fokker sold 786 F27s
  • 1964 The Fokker F28 Fellowship started its operations. The world's first short-haul jet of which 241 were sold
  • 1983 Fokker launched two new aircraft: the Fokker 50 and the Fokker 100 which superseded the F27 and F28
  • 1985 Maiden flight of the Fokker 50
  • 1986 Maiden flight of the Fokker 100
  • 1994 Maiden flight of the Fokker 70
  • 1995 Maiden flight of the Fokker 60 Utility
  • 1996 The Fokker company changed from integrator to specialist supplier and was taken over by Stork company
  • 2010 Name Change to Fokker Technologies, rebranding campaign, introduction of pay-off Aircrafting
  • 2014 Fokker is present on 75 different aircraft types, balanced between civil and defense aircraft ranging from Airbus A380 to the Gulfstream G650, NH90 and the Lockheed Martin F35
  • 2015 GKN acquires Fokker Technologies. Read more.