1959 DORNIER DO-27 B-3

  • For Sale
  • 1959
  • DORNIER DO-27 B-3
  • D-EDFL
  • 392
  • Cisco, TX USA

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  • For Sale
  • 1959
  • DORNIER DO-27 B-3
  • D-EDFL
  • 392
  • Cisco, TX USA

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Lisa Hutton

Cisco Municipal Airport

Cisco, TX 76437 USA

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General Specs (cont.)


1023 SMOH

212 SPOH



Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

AUCTION DELAYED:  Available in brokerage. This Dornier 27, with a documented history of service in POST WWII and Neil Armstrong piloting, is coming up for auction. It has been hangar kept and impeccably maintained above German and EU requirements. It has no incident history and has an extensive library of historical documentation. Extra parts for repair and maintenance are available for purchase. It was used for flight research, see documentation and history in online documents.

Bullet Points:
● Fresh annual
● Impeccably maintained
● Extra bench seat for sky diving ops. Both seat benches can be installed or removed individually.
For skydiving ops, you would remove both benches.
● Extensive documentation of historical ties to Neil Armstrong
● Includes military logbooks
● Ceramic coating, recent polish
● STOL Capable
● 1322 Payload

For logbooks, additional information, and to register to bid, visit: https://bids.airspaceauctions.com/Listing/Details/326767/1959-Dornier-DO27-Flown-By-Neil-Armstrong-DEDFL

Avionics / Equipment

Fligthcom 406 -place intercom
Garmin VHF-Nav/GS GNC 255A (2A8020451)
Garmin Mode S Transponder GTX330 (84170348)
ACK Encoder A-30
Bendix King KG-102A Directional Gyro with slaving unit (KCS55A Compass System)
Bendix King KI-525A HSI
Bendix King RMI KI-229 (ADF receiver currently not installed, wiring exists for Becker AD 2070)
Kannad ELT 405AF (284927)
Suction Gauge
Vertical Speed Indicator
Air Speed Indicator
Artifical Horizon
ILS (G/P currently U/S, probably due to antenna)
Turn Coordinator
Oil Pressure
Oil Temperature
Cylinder Head Temp
Fuel Pressure
Volt Meter

Additional Features:
additional bench seat for 6 seat operation
Dual controls, pilot only brakes
Pilot side camera hole photo window on both sides, front and rear seats. Big camera hole facing downwards in the back
Rear door can open during flight for aerial photography or skydiving
USB Ports (2)
Additional parts are available for purchase separately
Can be containerized for transcontinental transport


Dornier GMBH DO 27 B-3
S/N 392
TT 3680
600KG/1322lb payload

Engines / Mods / Prop

Lycoming GO-480-B1A6 SN B-305
1023 SMOH
TBO 1400
Overhaul 1988
One Cylinder replaced 2021

HC-82V SN C-375
212 SMOH
TBO 1500
5 year LTA inspection completed in 2022

Interior / Exterior

Grey powder-coated metal, blue fabric seats, a mix of classic and modern instruments

White with blue and red stripes, red spinner, tail, and wingtips. Ceramic coated, recently polished, 9/10. Original DLR paint scheme (German Aerospace Research Institute, comparable to NASA). Neil Armstrong's signature decal denoting the historically documented ties to the first man on the moon
Tail number on under side of wings
Black painted belly