OK-AIR Fokker F.XVIII
OK-AIR was the
former PH-AIR. It was sold by KLM to CLS in 1936 (along with
became....guess what? OK-AIQ). The image above is
courtesy Fokker Aircraft B.V.
These machines were used the
prestigious Prague to Berlin and Vienna routes. When Germany
Czechoslovakia in 1939 (well, Chamberlain called it a "political, not a
all of CLS' and CSA's fleet were
absorbed by Deutsche Luft Hansa. DLH continued to operate
the Fokker and it was re-registered
D-AAIR. The "AIR" connotation was obviously well liked.
was the subject of Player & Sons International Air Liners 1938
set (No 11) and I append below a
rendering of this image (I just love the bus).