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    Airco DH.4 Aircraft Model

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    A 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of a Airco DH.4 (de Havilland DH.4).

    202 Sqn., RFC, Belgium, 1918.

    A British biplane day bomber of the First World War which performed it's first flight in August 1916.

    Includes a free display stand.

    This model has a nose-to-tail length of 13.3cm (5.25") and a wingspan width of 17.8cm (7").

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    Airco DH.4 Diecast Model

    This 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of the Airco DH.4 captures the essence of one of the most iconic British biplane day bombers of the First World War. Renowned for its performance and versatility, this aircraft model is a must-have for any aviation enthusiast or history buff.

    Model Dimensions & Specifications:

    • Scale: 1/72
    • Nose-to-Tail Length: 13.3 cm (5.25 inches)
    • Wingspan Width: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    • Materials: Diecast Metal & ABS Plastic
    • Display: Includes a free display stand
    • Assembly: This is a ready to display model; no painting or assembly required

    Nicknamed the "DH.4," this aircraft played a crucial role in WWI, primarily designed as a day bomber. First taking to the skies in August 1916, it quickly earned a reputation for its speed, range, and versatility. The DH.4 was used extensively by the British Royal Flying Corps and later the Royal Air Force, participating in numerous missions and operations throughout the war.

    The Airco DH.4 had several variants, each tailored for specific roles and improvements:

    • DH.4A: Modified for civilian use, including passenger and mail transport.
    • DH.4B: Improved version with a different engine and structural changes, used by the US Army Air Service.
    • DH.9: A development of the DH.4 with a new engine and modified fuselage for improved performance.
    • DH.9A: An enhanced version of the DH.9, featuring a more powerful engine and increased payload capacity.

    The DH.4's historical significance is marked by its contributions to military aviation advancements. It was one of the first bombers to feature a forward-firing machine gun and a rear-mounted Lewis gun, allowing for better defense against enemy fighters. Notably, the DH.4 participated in the strategic bombing of German industrial targets, significantly impacting the enemy's war capabilities. Its effectiveness in various roles set a standard for future bomber designs.

    Collectors and aviation enthusiasts will appreciate the meticulous attention to detail in this diecast model. The Airco DH.4 diecast model not only serves as a tribute to a pioneering era of aerial warfare but also makes a perfect addition to any plane model collection. Don't miss the chance to own a piece of aviation history!


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