The Fokker much like the Hawker Hurricane was a compromise: it had the new advanced monoplane layout married with the steel tube fuselage and wooden wings covered in cloth which betrayed it's Biplane origine.
It was fitted with a 20 mm autocannon in the nose to meet the bomber destroyer part of the requirement, and four defensive Browning machine guns, one each in dorsal, ventral and tail positions, with one capable of being switched between two waist positions. It had a bomb-bay under the centre fuselage capable of carrying up to 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) of bombs
PH-APL was a Fokker with a specially designed propellor, an invention of Adriaan Dekker. Registered on It appears that the plane did lift off while making taxi runs at Ypenburg airfield (The Hague). Seized by the Germans on