Fokker Dr.I

 In Service

Month-by Month

This if not the final version. I will be posting that after Paul Leaman verifies the data.

Production orders
On July, 14 1917 20 machines where ordered consisting of F.I 100/17 -103/17 and 104/17 - 119/17
In September of 1917 an order for 100 machines was placed, serial numbers 121/17 - 220/17
The final order was for 200 machines with serial numbers 400/17 - 599/17 in November 1917
As of August 1917
Jasta 11 102/17
Jasta 10 103/17
As of September 1917 Claims 2
Dr.I production begins on September 13, 1917 starting with 104/17
12 Dr.I's were accepted
In October of 1917
32 Dr.I's were accepted
25 Dr.I's were dispatched
Total of 17 Dr.I's reported to be at the front lines
Jasta 15 115/17 delivered on Oct. 11
Jasta 11 104/17, 106/17-107/17, 109/17 - 114/17, 116/17, 118/17 dispatched on Oct. 10
119/17, 121/17-123/17, 125/17 and 132/17 dispatched on Oct.13 
Both shipments of Oct. 10 & 13 reached Jasta 11 on Oct. 20)
117/17, 124/17, 126/17, 127/17, 138/17 dispatched on Oct. 29
As of November 1917
16 Dr.I's Accepted
105/17 accepted on November 1, 1917
149/17, 147/17, 152/17, 153/17, 156/17 accepted on November 2, 1917
163/17 accepted on November 5, 1917
154/17, 158/17 accepted on November 26, 1917
Three more on the 28 unable to read numbers at this time.
6  Dr.I's dispatched to the front lines
129/17, 130/17, 133/17, 134/17, 135/17 Dispatched on November 3, 1917
In December of 1917
55 machines were accepted
49 machines were dispatched
Total dispatched was 82 machines
Total of 35 Dr.I machines at the front lines.
137/17, 139/17, 142/17-148/17, 150/17-154/17, 156/17 dispatched on Dec. 12/13
160/17, 198/17 dispatched on Dec. 24
Jasta 11
Jasta 6
Jasta 36
In January of 1918 Claims 2
54 machines were accepted
418/17, 409/17, 429/17, 206/17 accepted on January 4, 1918
169/17, 200/17, 428/17 accepted on January 5, 1918
171/17 accepted on January 7, 1918
194/17, 196/17, 408/17, 202/17, 425/17, 426/17 Accepted on January 10, 1918
436/17, 208/17, 431/17, 441/17, 433/17, 157/17 accepted on January 12, 1918
202/17, 439/17 accepted on January 16, 1918
180/17, 437/17, 448/17, 456/17, 449/17, 444/17, 440/17 accepted on January 20, 1918
159/17, 435/17, 450/17, 452/17, 453/17, 457/17, 459/17, 465/17 accepted on January 22, 1918
413/17, 447/, 460/17, 217/17, 548/17, 455/17, 454/17, 446/17 accepted on January 25, 1918
461/17 accepted on January 26, 1918
35 machine were dispatched
Total Dr.I machines dispatched to date was 117
165/17, 190/17, 197/17, 203/17, 209/17, 182/17 dispatched on Jan 2
162/17, 186/17, 215/17, 216/17, 218/17, 401/17 dispatched on Jan 10
204/17, 205/17, 212/17,  213/17, 214/17 dispatched on Jan. 12 to Jasta 2 at Bavichove.
400/17, 405/17, 410/17, 412/17, 120/17 dispatched on Jan. 21
170/17, 171/17, 200/17, 417/17, 419/17, 428/17 dispatched on Jan. 22
167/17, 202/17, 219/17, 402/17, 406/17, 415/17, 429/17 dispatched on Jan. 24 (Shipped to Jasta 19)
Jasta 2
Jasta 6
Jasta 11
Jasta 27  
Jasta 36
As of February 1918 Claims 9
143 machines were at the front lines
Jasta 2
Jasta 6
Jasta 7
Jasta 11
Jasta 12
Jasta 13
Jasta 14
Jasta 15
Jasta 19
Jasta 27
Jasta 32
Jasta 36
As of March 1918 Claims 42
The acceptance reports for February and March were not available
What is known is that 125 machine to bring the total to 296 accepted machines
Some of the machine were help in the Armee Flugpark for immediate replacement orders.
New Jasta units established ( Jasta 41- Jasta 80
Jasta 2
Jasta 6
Jasta 7
Jasta 11
Jasta 12
Jasta 13
Jasta 14
Jasta 18
Jasta 19
Jasta 26
Jasta 27
Jasta 32b
Jasta 36
Jasta 76b
Jasta 77b
As of April 1918 Claims 37
309 machines were accepted
Approximately 112-150 machine were estimated to be in service
21-59 machines were held in reserve
By mid to late April the Fokker DVII were starting to be deployed
Jasta 2
Jasta 6
Jasta 7
Jasta 11
Jasta 12
Jasta 13
Jasta 14
Jasta 16
Jasta 18
Jasta 19
Jasta 26
Jasta 27
Jasta 32b
Jasta 33
Jasta 34b
Jasta 36
As of May 1918 Claims
Estimate machines to be approximately 145-150 in service
Jasta 6 and Jasta 11's machines were reassigned to Jasta 4 and Jasta 5
The last 10 machines were accepted
The Dr.I production ends.
Jasta 2
Jasta 4
Jasta 5
Jasta 6
Jsata 7
Jasta 11
Jasta 12
Jasta 13
Jasta 14
Jasta 16b
Jasta 18
Jasta 19
Jasta 26
Jasta 27
Jasta 32b
Jasta 34b
Jasta 36
As of June 1918
Jasta 5
Jasta 7
Jasta 12
Jasta 13
Jasta 14
Jasta 18
Jasta 19
Jasta 32b
Jasta 34b
Jasta 36
In late July of 1918
118 Fokker Dr.I's were in service in the front lines.
Jasta 7
Jasta 12
Jasta 14 (Exclusively)
Jasta 18
Jasta 36
Jasta 52
Jasta 73
The Dr.I was being redeployed to the Jagdstaffel schools at Valenciennes and Nivelles and the home defense Kest units
As of August 1918
65 Dr.I machines listed in service at the front.
Jasta 7
Jasta 14 (Exclusively)
Jasta 18
Jasta 36
Jasta 59
Jasta 73
Kest 5
As of September 1918
69 Dr.I's reported to be at the front lines
Jasta 3
Jasta 7
Jasta 14
Jasta 18
Jasta 36
Jasta 59
As of October 1918
Less then ten Dr.I's remained at the front lines with the Jjastas
Most of the Dr.I's were reassigned to the Kest units (redesignated Jagdstaffeln 82 thou 90),
army air parks and flight schools.
Jasta 3
Jasta 18
As of November 1918
No records.
The end of the World War 1 on November 11, 1918.

                                    

 

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