Contributor: C. Peter Chen
ww2dbaseCheap but rugged, the D.XXI fighters of the Royal Netherlands Air Force flew against the German Luftwaffe invasion in May 1940. Though out-classed, the D.XXI fighters leveraged on their good maneuverability and scored a number of kills; however, most of them were destroyed by the end of the invasion. The D.XXI fighters that made their way to Finland, though, performed much better against Russian aircraft during the Winter War. These fighters were generally considered obsolete by the later parts of the Continuation War.
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