Dewoitine D.21C-1: “What’s not to like?”

Like many others countries, Argentina also found the allure of these high-wing monoplanes irresistible. They’re even built them under license. The 48 procured were operated by the country Army Air Force and the Navy well into the late 1930s. Fairly advanced they proved to be a good investment both technologically and operationally.

More info about a distant cousin, yet in fact, the same basic model:

Lovely photograph of one of the first Aviación del Ejército Argentino D.21C-1’s (Dewoitine-built). The stubby, but elegant, all-metal fuselage and the well-louvered 450CV Lorraine Dietrich 12Eb in all their splendor. A fan of those draggy holes here.


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