Dornier Do 27

Dornier Do 27

The Dornier Do 27 was a German single-engine STOL utility aircraft, manufactured by Dornier GmbH (later DASA Dornier, Fairchild-Dornier) and 50 more were manufactured in Spain by Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA as the CASA-127. Configuration was a classic high-wing, “tail-dragger” aircraft with fixed landing gear. The Do 27 was notable for being the first mass-produced aircraft in Germany after World War II. It was appreciated for its relatively wide, comfortable cabin and excellent short-field performance. The German Air Force and German Army ordered a total of 428 of the Do 27A and Do 27B (with dual controls). This type was used in service in many countries.

Selected archive photos is from personal collection.

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