Fokker F.27

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Fokker F.27
Take off on a Fokker F.27-500.
Role Airliner
National origin Netherlands
Manufacturer Fokker
First flight 1955
Introduction 1958
Status Out of production, active
Number built 586

The Fokker F.27 is a twin-turboprops airliner built in Netherlands. It was designed to replace Douglas DC-3's airliners. It can carry between 48 and 56 passengers. Fairchild FH-227 is an American licence-built variant, and Fokker 50 is a modernized variant. Some of them were acquired by militaries as cargo aircraft.