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AIRCO D.H.10 AMIENS
1918
 
BOMBER
 
 
 
DATA
 
 
AIRCO D.H.10 AMIENS
 
CLASSIFICATION
CLASS :
 BOMBER
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN :
 UK
MANUFACTURER :
 AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURING COMPANY (Airco)
FIRST FLIGHT :
 MARCH 4, 1918
SERVICE DELIVERY :
 NOVEMBER 1918
NUMBER BUILT :
 258
   
SPECIFICATION
SPAN :
 65 ft 6 in (19.97 m)
LENGTH :
 39 ft 7-1/3 in (12.08 m)
HEIGHT :
 14 ft 6 in (4.42 m)
WING AREA :
 837 sq ft (77.8 m sq)
WEIGHT EMPTY :
 5,750 lb (2,614 kg)
WEIGHT LOADED :
 8,500 lb (3,863 kg)
WEIGHT MAX :
 9,060 lb (4,118 kg)
POWER PLANT :
 1 Liberty 12A V-12 Piston Engine, Rated at 400 hp (298 kW)
ARMAMENT :
 1 x Forward-Firing .303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers Machine Gun
 
 1 or 2 x Flexible Mounted Lewis Machine Guns on Scarff Ring located
 
 Front and Aft of Cockpit
BOMB LOAD :
 920 lb (417 kg) Internally
CREW :
 3 - Pilot and Rear Gunners
   
PERFORMANCE
MAXIMUM SPEED :
 131 mph (114 km/h)
CRUISING SPEED :
 --
LANDING SPEED :
 62 mph
CLIMB RATE :
 Climb to 10,000 ft, 11 min
RANGE :
 Endurance of 6 Hours
SERVICE CEILING :
 19,000 ft (5,800 m)
 
 
 
 
 
 
REFERENCES
 
 

Green, William; Swanborough, Gordon. The Complete Book of Fighters. New York: Barnes & Noble Books. 1998. ISBN 0-07607-0904-1.

Taylor, John W.R. JANE'S Fighting Aircraft of World War I. New York:Military Press, 1990. ISBN 0-517-03376-3.

Sharpe, Michael. Biplanes, Triplanes, & Seaplanes, London:Brown Brooks, Ltd, 2000. ISBN 1-897884-68-0.

 
 
     
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