Airco D.H.10

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Airco D.H.10
Airco DH 10 ExCC.jpg
Role Bomber
Manufacturer Airco
First flight 4 Mar 1918 [1]
Primary user RAF Type A Roundel.svg U.K. (RFC/RAF)
Number built 8 [note 1]
Variants Airco D.H.10A
Engine 2×400hp Liberty vees
Crew 3
Max Speed 200 km/h (124 mph) [2]
Climb 2,000 m (6,500 ft) in 9:20
3,000 m (10,000 ft) in 16:35
4,600 m (15,000 ft) in 35:20 [2]
Ceiling Svc. 4,900 m (16,000 ft) [2]
Endurance 4:00 [2]

The Airco DH.10 Amiens was a twin-engine bomber derived from the D.H.3 prototype. A crew of three was carried: front gunner, pilot, and rear gunner, and the rear gunner had full dual controls.[1]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Airco DH.10.

References

Notes
  1. Many were ordered, but only eight had been delivered by the Armistice.[1]
Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Owers, p.47.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Bruce'69, p.211.
Bibliography
  • J.M. Bruce. British Aeroplanes 1914-18. Great Britain, Funk & Wagnalls, 1957, 1969. ISBN 0370000382
  • Colin Owers, Great War Aircraft in Profile 6: De Havilland Aircraft of World War I; Volume 2: D.H.5 - D.H.15. Boulder, Colorado: Flying Machines Press, 2001. ISBN 1-891268-18-X