DEWOITINE

Emile Dewoitine formed Constructions Aéronautiques Emile Dewoitine at Toulouse October 1920 to build metal monoplanes. D.1 fighter flew November 1922 and set pattern in achieving massive export success but rejected by French Aviation Militaire. D.7 ultralight followed by D.9 fighter (150 made by Ansaldo in Italy), D.21 (large sales to Turkey and licence-production Czech and Swiss firms), D.26 trainer for Switzerland and D.27 fighter (66 for Switzerland). Company liquidated January 1927, D.27 programme transferred to EKW, Switzerland.

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