The Dewoitine D-27 was designed as a light parasol monoplane fighter developed in 1928. It had a Hispano Suiza 12 engine and was originally produced by Dewoitine in Switzerland and 66 aircraft were produced for the Swiss Air Force. After structural failure of a D-27 prototype, the structure has been reinforced and the new aircraft was renamed D-530.

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Dewoitine D.27

This Dewoitine D.530 is no.6 (registration F-AJTE). It was used for air shows to show aerobatics. It is on display at the French Musee de 'Air et de l'Espace at Le Bourget airport, Paris.

Photographed 2016 by Meindert de Vreeze (c) Copyright IPMS Nederland

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A resin 1/72 scale model of the D.27 is from L&M resin.