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Two A-27s of the 17th Pursuit Squadron at Nichols Field, Philippines, in 1941.
Role Ground attack
Manufacturer North American
Primary user U.S. Army Air Corps
Number built 10
Developed from BC-1A

The North American NA-69, was an attack version of the BC-1A. Ten aircraft were ordered by Thailand as a light attack aircraft. The aircraft were impressed by the USAAC to keep them out of Japanese hands and redesignated A-27.

Assigned to Nichols Field in the Philippines, all A-27s were destroyed in the opening days of World War II.

Aircraft s/n: 41-18890 / 41-18899 (c/n: 69-3064 / 69-3073) [1]

North American A-27

General characteristics



  • 2 x nose-mounted 7.62 mm machine guns
  • 1 x rear-mounted 7.62 machine gun
  • 4 x 100lb bombs on underwing racks

See also


  1. ^ [ US Planes info AT-6 varitations)[

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