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De Havilland DH.4 Airplane Models

Delve into our curated collection of diecast models of the De Havilland DH.4 - Expertly Crafted, Historically Significant, and Collectible Aircraft Models.

The De Havilland DH.4 was a British two-seat biplane day bomber of World War I. Notable for being the first British two-seat light day-bomber to have an effective defensive armament, the DH.4 played a significant role in the aerial campaigns of the war. It was designed by Geoffrey de Havilland in 1916 and was known for its speed and high altitude capabilities, making it less vulnerable to enemy fire.

Powered by the reliable Rolls-Royce Eagle engine, the DH.4 was capable of carrying a considerable payload for its size. It was used extensively by the Royal Flying Corps and later the Royal Air Force, as well as by the American Expeditionary Forces. After the war, the DH.4 was adapted for civilian use, including air mail services. Its operational flexibility, along with its pioneering design and post-war utility, make the De Havilland DH.4 a subject of great interest for aviation historians and model collectors, particularly those with a focus on World War I aviation and the evolution of military bombers.