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D.510 "Dewoitine"I

Fighter

Fabrica Militar de Aviacion

D.520 C1 Specification
Crew 1
Dimensions.
Wing span 12.09 m (39 ft 8 in)
Wing area 16.50 m² (177.61 ft²)
Length 7.94 m (26 ft 1 in)
Height 2.42 m (7 ft 11 in)
Powerplant.
1 x Hispano-Suiza 12Ycrs V12 engine 640 kW (860 hp)
Weight, kg:
Empty weight 1,496 kg (3,298 lb)
Loaded weight 1,929 kg (4,253 lb)
Performance.
Maximum speed at altitude, at 5,000 m (16,405 ft), km/h 402 km/h (217 kn, 250 mph)
Rate of climb 14.85 m/s (9,600 ft/min)
Time to altitude 1.32 min to 1000 m (3,280 ft)
Service ceiling 11,000 m (36,090 ft)
Service range 700 km (380 nmi, 435 mi)
Wing loading 117 kg/m² (23.9 lb/ft²)
Power/mass 330 W/kg (0.20 hp/lb)
Armament.
20 mm Hispano-Suiza HS.9 cannon, 60 rounds
7.5 mm (.295 in) MAC 1934 machine guns, 300 rpg
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The D-510R at 'Chkalovskaya' airfield in the USSR

Variants

  • D.500 First production version with a Hispano-Suiza 12Xbrs engine with 515 kW (690 hp), it was armed with 2 x 7.7 mm (.303 in) Vickers machine guns or 2 x 7.5 mm (.295 in) Darne machine guns in the nose, provision for 2 x additional Darnes in the wings. 101 built.
  • D.501 Re-engined with a Hispano-Suiza 12Xcrs engine, it was armed with a 20 mm Hispano-Suiza S7 cannon between the engine cylinder banks firing through the propeller hub and 2 x wing-mounted machine guns. 157 built.
  • D.503 The sole D.511 prototype fitted with a 12Xcrs engine with a circular radiator in the nose, it had the same armament as the D.501. Its first flight was in 15 April 1935, it was found to perform worse than the D.500. The aircraft was briefly the personal mount of Rene Fonck.
  • D.510 Re-engined with Hispano-Suiza 12Ycrs producing 640 kW (860 hp), armed with a 20 mm Hispano cannon and 2 x 7.5 mm (.295 in) MAC 1934 machine guns in the wings. Its first flight was on 14 August 1934, 120 built.
  • D.511 Prototype with D.500 fuselage and tail, it had smaller wings, a cantilever undercarriage and a 12Ycrs engine. One prototype was built in 1934 but never flown; it was converted to the D.503.

References

  • "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/

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