Aircraft Photo of F-ZWVB | Dewoitine D-520C.1 | France - Air Force | #330139
Registration / Serial:F-ZWVB
Military Code:2
Aircraft Original Type:Dewoitine D-520
Aircraft Generic Type:Dewoitine D-520
Aircraft Version:Dewoitine D-520C.1
C/n (msn):408
Operator / Titles:France - Air Force
City / Airport:Orléans - BricyMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: LFOJ   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:April 1984
Photo by:T.Laurent
Photo ID: 330139
Photo Comment

This aircraft was at this time the unique worldwide flying aircraft of this type. It had the markings of Groupe de Chasse (GC) 1/3 and 1st Flight badge of SPA 88 "Serpent".Wfu on 23 July 1986 at Vannes airfield during an airshow killing the French Air Force pilot C. Bove. The Dewoitine D.520 was the best French fighter in May 1940. It was even better than German Messerchmitt ME 109E in maneuverability.

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