The Fokker Heritage, 1911 - 2010

1911
Anthony Fokker’s first flight in his ‘Spider’

1919
Dutch Fokker company founded

1920’s
Largest aircraft manufacturer in USA, inroads into civil aviation

1940’s
1940 - Destruction of Dutch facilities, 1945 - return from the ashes

1961
Establishment Aviolanda ELMO department.
Based on the F104 Starfighter from Lockheed Martin

1970
The Elmo department is growing and starts with the production of space products

1980 - 1990
Fokker 50 and Fokker 100 dominant in the regional aircraft market

1987
Elmo became an independent business unit within the Fokker Aircraft company

1996
Acquisition by Stork company, 1996-2009 Stork Aerospace

1997
Fokker Elmo China established in Langfang

1998
Fokker Elmo USA established in Atlanta

2006
Fokker Elmo USA opened a new office in Seattle

2007
Fokker Elmo Turkey established in Izmir

2009
Fokker Elmo Canada established in Montreal

2010
Fokker Technologies is the new name of the Fokker group