"Émile dewoitine» D 26. A photo. Characteristics
"Émile dewoitine» D 26. A photo. Characteristics

"Émile dewoitine» D 26. A photo. Characteristics


France and Switzerland

A type: single-engine fighter and training aircraft type parasol

Crew: one pilot

Designed on the basis of the type of fighter parasol "Devuatin» (Dewoitine) D 27 III, which entered service in the Swiss Air Force 1931 year. The plane was a special D 26 a training modification, built in limited numbers (11 aircraft) under license from the Swiss company EKW. While front-line fighter was equipped with an engine "Hispano-Suiza» (Hispano Suiza) 12Mb V12 500 liter capacity. from. (372,6 kW), the aircraft was equipped with D 26 radial engine from the same manufacturer, but less than half the power.

The "Devyatyn" airplane has proved itself to be an excellent training apparatus for future pilots of Fiegertruppe units, and in spite of the fact that D 27 III aircraft from 1940 were replaced (and finally were scrapped in 1944) for the purchased In Germany the Bf 109E and D 26 aircraft remained in service until the end of this decade. Of the eleven originally built six aircraft survived military service and were sold in Switzerland in private hands between 1949 and 1951 years. Several copies appeared in the UK and France, and several original engines were replaced by the more powerful and reliable star-shaped motors "Jacobs" (Jacobs) built in the USA) R-755-A2.

"Devuatin» D 26. Photo.


Basic data


  • Length: 6,40 m
  • Wingspan: 10,30 m
  • Height: 2,78 m


The weight:

  • BLANK: 930 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 1065,96 kg


Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 192 km / h
  • Range: 368 km


Power point: parent engine "Hispano" 90A now "Jacobs» R-755-A2

Power: 250 l. from. (186,3 kW) and 300 l. from. (224 kW), respectively,

Date of first flight: 1928 year

The remaining airworthy modifications: D 26

On right: Aircraft D 26 with the French registration number F-AZJD with the markings “l'Army de l'Aire” D 27.