Text about the development.
The commonly used terms Fokker G-IA and Fokker G-IB are no authentic Fokker designations and in fact incorrect. These are most attributed to Hugo Hooftman.
Fokker designated the machines of the LVA, equipped with Mercury engines, as Fokker GI "Mercury". These devices differed from the prototype. Because of the bigger engine and larger propeller, the wing section between the fuselage and the engine nacelle was greater. The fuselage was also different.
The machines equipped with Wasp engines were designated Fokker G.I "Wasp". These aircraft were dimensionally similar to the prototype.
|Length:||10,87 m||Wingspan:||17,16 m|
|Height:||3,8 m||Wing area::||38,3 m2|
|Empty weight||3330 kg||Max start weight||4500 kg|
|Max. speed:||475 km/u||Climbing speed:||- m/min|
|Cruising speed:||383 km/u|
|Range:||1500 km||Service Ceiling:||9900 m|
|Engine type:||Two Bristol Mercury VIII rated 830 hp each.|
|Armament:||Eight fixed, forward firing 7,9 mm machine guns in the nose;
one movable 7,9 mm machine guns in a tail turret.
500 kg bombs
|Length:||10,38 m||Wingspan:||16,5 m|
|Height:||3,35 m||Wing area::||35,7 m2|
|Empty weight||3150 kg||Max start weight||4800 kg|
|Max. speed:||443 km/u||Climbing speed:||- m/min|
|Cruising speed:||384 km/u|
|Range:||1450 km||Service Ceiling:||9000 m|
|Engine type:||Two Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp rated 700 hp each|
|Armament:||Four fixed, forward firing 7,9 mm machine guns in the nose;
One movable 7,9 mm machine gun in a tail turret.
Sometimes two Madsen 23 mm guns plus two 7.9 mm fixed forward firing machine guns in the nose.