The Fokker D.VII in Sweden

A D.VIIF was bought by Svenska Lufttrafik AB in april 1920 from Herman Göring. It was sold directly to the Swedish Air Force, and put into service as the ‘937’. It was used as a trainer at the Malmslätt airfield until november 1920, when it was struck of charge, after having flown 21 hours and 25 minutes.

A Swedish height record was set at 6900 meter in june 1920 by Lt. van Segebaden.


Swedish D.VII ‘937’
(picture: Peter Kempke collection)