Chinese Breda Ba.27 Fighter Plane

  • World War II
  • 1 min

By Crusader1307

The Breda Ba.27 was a braced Monoplane designed in Italy in 1933. The term ''braced'' was related to strut supports to the airframe for stability to it's wing structure. It was also an early example of all light metal construction used throughout the fuselage. No overly popular with The Italian Air Forces, The Ba.27 was marketed to and sold – to The Chinese National Air Force. It was a primary Fighter used against Imperial Japan during Second Sino-Japanese War of 1937-1945 (China's recording of World War II). Only (14) were deployed. Naturally, they were ineffective against the far more advanced Imperial Japanese Fighters of the Era, and were mostly used in ground support (Troop) deployments. The Breda Ba.27 was Piloted bi (1). They were 25 feet long with a wingspan of 35-feet. The engine was a single Alfa-Romero Radial, which produced 540-HP. Airspeed was rated to 240-mph. The Breda Ba.27 had an operational ceiling of 29,000-feet. Armament varied but was consistent with Twin (Fixed) 12.7mm Machine Guns.