Airco / de Havilland DH.4

Bomber Biplane

Airco DH.4B Replica © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Airco DH.4 is a single-engine two-seat bomber biplane aircraft of World War I produced by the British manufacturer Airco, Aircraft Manufacturing Company. The DH.4 was designed by Geoffrey de Havilland therefore the designation DH.
The DH.4 was manufactured by several British and US-American manufaturers e.g. Westland Aircraft (UK), Boeing and Dayton-Wright (USA).
Crew2
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelRolls-Royce Eagle III
Engine Power280 kW375 hp
Speed230 km/h124 kts
  143 mph
Service Ceiling6.706 m22.000 ft
Range770 km416 NM
479 mi.
Empty Weight1.085 kg2.392 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.578 kg3.479 lbs
Wing Span13,21 m43 ft 4 in
Wing Area40,3 m434 ft
Length9,35 m30 ft 8 in
Height3,35 m10 ft 12 in
First Flight08/1916
Production Statusout of production
Total Production6295
Data for (Version)Airco DH.4

[Photo-ID: 7917] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Dayton-Wright DH.4, , , c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014Dayton-Wright
DH.4
 
prototype of US built DH-4
National Air and Space Museum [Washington, DC]
[Photo-ID: 5322] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Airco DH.4B, , , c/n , Karsten Palt, 2012Airco
DH.4B
 
Replica, displayed in United States Army Air Service c/s
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 5321] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Airco DH.4B, , , c/n , Karsten Palt, 2012Airco
DH.4B
 
Replica, displayed in United States Army Air Service c/s
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]