Airco DH.4 | A7712 | 5

Airco DH.4 | A7712 | 5

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Source
"Great Aircraft of the World", Book Editor: Len Cacutt Publishers: Marshall Cavendish Books Ltd. 58 Old Compton Street, London W1V 5PA
Source
"War Machine". Volume 12, Issue 133. Orbis Publishing Ltd. (c) Aerospace Publishing Ltd 1986 Colour profiles, diagrams and cutaway drawings (c) Pilot Press Ltd.
Author
Keith Fretwell

added 04 Jun 07:01

This example was one of those fitted with the RAF.3a water-cooled V-12 engine and was delivered to No.18 Squadron, RFC, in June 1917. Although DH.4/9s were kept above 15,000 ft (4572 m) to avoid local ground fire, No.18 Squadron did low-level attacks on the advancing enemy troops in March 1918.


Aircraft model

DH.4

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_kingdom.svg United Kingdom | Military

Registration number

5

Serial number

A7712

Aircraft

Airco DH.4 | A7712 | 5

Airco DH.4 | A7712 | 5

Airco DH.4 | A7712 | 5