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Dornier Do 27



Type: General Purpose Light Transport
Manufacturer: Dornier-Werke
Crew: One + four passengers
First Flight: April 8, 1955
Service Delivery: N/A
Production: 600+

Powerplant:
Model: Avro Lycoming GO-480-B1A6
Type: Flat-Six Piston Engine
Number: One      Thrust: 201 KW (270 hp)

Dimensions:
Height: 9 ft. 2¼ in. (2.80m)
Length: 31 ft. 6 in. (9.60m)
Wing Span: 39 ft. 4½ in. (12m)
Wing Area: 208.83 sq. ft. (19.40m²)
  Weights:
Empty: 2,491 lb. (1130 kg.)
Maximum Take-Off: 4,079 lb. (1850 kg.)

Performance:
Top Speed: 141 mph (227 kph) at 3,280 ft. (1000m)
Cruising Speed: 109 mph (175 kph)
Ceiling: 10,825 ft. (3300m)
Range (Max. Fuel): 684 miles (1100 km)

Variants:
Do 27H: Civil or military version powered by 254-kw (240-hp) Avco Lycoming GSO-480 engine

Do 27Q-5: Civil version, similar to Do 27A, but with provision for the installation of quick conversion kits kits for use in advanced training, ambulancem glider-towing and photographic survey roles.

Do 27Q-5(R): Restricted-category version of Q-5, equipped for operation by pilot only in agricultural or forest dusting/spraying roles.

Do 27Q-6: Basically similar to Q-5, but completed to the certification requirements of the US civil aviation authority

Do 27S: Designation of a twin floatplane version. One prototype

Do 27T: Designation of a single prototype powered by Turboméca Astazou II turboprop engine


Comments: First aircraft to enter production in post WWII Germany.
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