Dewoitine / SNCAM D.520


Dewoitine D.520, F-ZWVB / 2, c/n 408 © T. Laurent
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The SNCAM Dewoitine D.520 is a single-engine single-seat fighter aircraft produced by the French manufacturer SNCAM, Societe nationale des constructions aeronautiques du Midi.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelHispano-Suiza 12Y-45
Engine Power671 kW900 hp
max. Cruise Speed370 km/h200 kts
  230 mph
max. Speed (vne)533 km/h288 kts
  331 mph
Service Ceiling11.000 m36.089 ft
Rate of climb860 m/min2820 ft/min
Range889 km480 NM
552 mi.
Empty Weight2.092 kg4.612 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.783 kg6.136 lbs
Wing Span10,20 m33 ft 6 in
Wing Area16,0 m172 ft
Length8,76 m28 ft 9 in
Height2,57 m8 ft 5 in
First Flight02.10.1938
Production Statusout of production
Total Production910
Developed fromDewoitine D.500
Data for (Version)Dewoitine D.520