Airco / de Havilland DH.9A

Bomber Biplane

Airco DH-9A, ex Royal AF, Reg. F1010, c/n WA8459AMA, Royal Air Force Museum Lond © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Airco DH.9A is a single-engine two-seat bomber biplane aircraft of World War I produced by the British manufacturer Airco, Aircraft Manufacturing Company. The original DH.9 was designed by Geoffrey de Havilland therefore the designation DH. The development of the DH.9A was performed by Westland Aircraft.
The DH.9A is a upgrated variant of the Airco DH.9.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLiberty L-12A
Engine Power313 kW420 hp
Speed198 km/h107 kts
  123 mph
Service Ceiling5.121 m16.800 ft
Empty Weight1.270 kg2.800 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.107 kg4.645 lbs
Wing Span14,01 m45 ft 12 in
Wing Area45,2 m487 ft
Length9,22 m30 ft 3 in
Height3,45 m11 ft 4 in
First Flight03/1918
Production Statusout of production
Total Production885
Developed fromAirco DH.9
Data for (Version)Airco DH.9A

[Photo-ID: 1203] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Airco DH.9A, Royal Air Force, F1010, c/n WA8459AMA, Karsten Palt, 2008Airco
Royal Air Force
Reg.: F1010
c/n: WA8459AMA
Royal Air Force Museum [London-Hendon]