De Havilland Aircraft

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De Havilland Biplane 1 De Havilland Biplane 1

1909


De Havilland Biplane 2

1910

De Havilland Biplane 2

De Havilland (Airco) D.H.2 De Havilland (Airco) D.H.2

1915

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De Havilland (Airco) D.H.1

1915

De Havilland (Airco) D.H.1

De Havilland (Airco) D.H.5 De Havilland (Airco) D.H.5

1916

Characterised by the pronounced negative stagger of its mainplanes, which resulted from an attempt on the part ...

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One of the most outstanding combat aircraft produced during World War I, the DH.4 day ...

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De Havilland (Airco) D.H.4

1916

De Havilland (Airco) D.H.4

De Havilland (Airco) D.H.6 De Havilland (Airco) D.H.6

1916


De Havilland (Airco) D.H.3

1916

De Havilland (Airco) D.H.3

De Havilland (Airco) D.H.9 De Havilland (Airco) D.H.9

1917

The DH.9 entered service with No 103 Squadron RFC at Old Sarum, Wiltshire, in December ...

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De Havilland (Airco) D.H.9A

1918

De Havilland (Airco) D.H.9A

De Havilland D.H.10 Amiens De Havilland D.H.10 Amiens

1918


The end of World War I and the subsequent vast surplus of military aircraft was not a ...

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De Havilland D.H.16

1919

De Havilland D.H.16

De Havilland D.H.14 Okapi De Havilland D.H.14 Okapi

1919


One prototype flown in July 1919. No production.

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De Havilland D.H.15 Gazelle

1919

De Havilland D.H.15 Gazelle

De Havilland D.H.18 De Havilland D.H.18

1920

The designation D.H.17 was allocated to a project for a twin-engined 16-passenger biplane which was not built. ...

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The omly prototype, first flown in January 1920.

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De Havilland D.H.11 Oxford

1920

De Havilland D.H.11 Oxford

De Havilland D.H.29 Doncaster De Havilland D.H.29 Doncaster

1921


Building on commercial experience obtained with the D.H.18 and structural experience with the D.H.29, de Haviliand began work ...

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De Havilland D.H.34

1922

De Havilland D.H.34

De Havilland D.H.37 De Havilland D.H.37

1922

De Havilland's first venture into the field of private-owner aircraft was the de Haviliand D.H.37, a two-seat ...

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Two prototypes. No production.

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De Havilland D.H.27 Derby

1922

De Havilland D.H.27 Derby

De Havilland D.H.52 De Havilland D.H.52

1922


De Havilland D.H.42 Dormouse / D.H.42A Dingo

1923

De Havilland D.H.42 Dormouse / D.H.42A Dingo

De Havilland D.H.50 De Havilland D.H.50

1923

Realising in 1922 that war-surplus D.H.9Cs could not be expected to serve much longer, de Havilland used ...

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De Havilland entered the field of ultralight aircraft with the de Havilland D.H.53 Humming Bird which was built ...

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De Havilland D.H.53 Humming Bird

1923

De Havilland D.H.53 Humming Bird

De Havilland D.H.54 Highclere De Havilland D.H.54 Highclere

1924


Following the D.H.37 two-seat tourer of 1922, de Havilland's next aircraft in this category was the de ...

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De Havilland D.H.51

1924

De Havilland D.H.51

De Havilland D.H.60 Moth De Havilland D.H.60 Moth

1925

It is not overstating the case to say that the Moth revolutionised aviation and was ...

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De Havilland D.H.56 Hyena

1925

De Havilland D.H.56 Hyena

De Havilland D.H.66 Hercules De Havilland D.H.66 Hercules

1926

The need of a replacement for the D.H.10s used on the RAF's air-mail service between Cairo and ...

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De Havilland D.H.65 Hound

1926

De Havilland D.H.65 Hound

De Havilland D.H.71 Tiger Moth De Havilland D.H.71 Tiger Moth

1927

In order to carry out research on high-speed flight and to test replacement engines for the Cirrus, ...

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De Havilland D.H.61 Giant Moth

1927

De Havilland D.H.61 Giant Moth

De Havilland D.H.75 Hawk Moth De Havilland D.H.75 Hawk Moth

1928


Conceived to meet the requirements of Specification F.20/27 which called for a short-range, fast-climbing, lightly-loaded single-seat ...

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De Havilland D.H.77

1929

De Havilland D.H.77

De Havilland D.H.80 Puss Moth De Havilland D.H.80 Puss Moth

1929

Developed to provide the growing numbers of affluent private pilots with cabin comfort, the prototype de Havilland D.H.80 ...

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De Havilland D.H.67 / Gloster A.S.31

1929

De Havilland D.H.67 / Gloster A.S.31

De Havilland D.H.72 De Havilland D.H.72

1931

The only prototype first flown on 27 July 1931. No production.

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De Havilland D.H.81 Swallow Moth

1931

De Havilland D.H.81 Swallow Moth

De Havilland D.H.82 Tiger Moth De Havilland D.H.82 Tiger Moth

1931

The success of the de Havilland Moth as a civil trainer led, inevitably, to the development of ...

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De Havilland designer A. E. Hagg evolved the de Havilland D.H.83 Fox Moth in 1932 to meet ...

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De Havilland D.H.83 Fox Moth

1932

De Havilland D.H.83 Fox Moth

De Havilland D.H.84 Dragon De Havilland D.H.84 Dragon

1932

The de Havilland D.H.84 Dragon was designed by Arthur Hagg in response to Fox Moth operator Edward Hillman's ...

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Introduced in 1933 as a successor to the Puss Moth, the de Havilland D.H.85 Leopard Moth bore ...

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De Havilland D.H.85 Leopard Moth

1933

De Havilland D.H.85 Leopard Moth

De Havilland D.H.89 Dragon Rapide De Havilland D.H.89 Dragon Rapide

1934

The Dragon Rapide was a direct development of the Dragon, employing the same structure but ...

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Designed and built in response to an Australian government requirement for a multi-engined aircraft to be used ...

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De Havilland D.H.86

1934

De Havilland D.H.86

De Havilland D.H.87 Hornet Moth De Havilland D.H.87 Hornet Moth

1934

For biplane afficionados with a taste for additional comfort, the company designed the de Havilland D.H.87 Hornet Moth, ...

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Designed specifically for the 1934 Victorian Centenary Air Race from Mildenhall to Melbourne, for which the prize money ...

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De Havilland D.H.88 Comet

1934

De Havilland D.H.88 Comet

De Havilland D.H.90 Dragonfly De Havilland D.H.90 Dragonfly

1935

The external similarity between the de Havilland D.H.90 Dragonfly and the D.H.89 Dragon Rapide belied its very ...

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De Havilland D.H.92 Dolphin

1936

De Havilland D.H.92 Dolphin

De Havilland D.H.91 Albatross De Havilland D.H.91 Albatross

1937

Designed by A. E. Hagg to an Air Ministry specification for a transatlantic mailplane, the de Havilland ...

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The de Havilland Gipsy Twelve engine installed originally in the D.H.91 Albatross was renamed Gipsy King for ...

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De Havilland D.H.93 Don

1937

De Havilland D.H.93 Don

De Havilland D.H.94 Moth Minor De Havilland D.H.94 Moth Minor

1937

On 24 August 1931 the company had flown the only example of the de Havilland D.H.81 Swallow ...

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The company's first aircraft of all-metal stressed-skin construction, the de Havilland D.H.95 Flamingo was designed by R. E. ...

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De Havilland D.H.95 Flamingo

1938

De Havilland D.H.95 Flamingo

De Havilland D.H.98 Mosquito De Havilland D.H.98 Mosquito

1940

Most aviation enthusiasts will know the usual stories of de Havilland's "wooden wonder", the all-wood ...

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Perhaps one of the most interesting features of the de Havilland Vampire (as it became ...

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De Havilland D.H.100 Vampire

1943

De Havilland D.H.100 Vampire

De Havilland D.H.103 Hornet / Sea Hornet De Havilland D.H.103 Hornet / Sea Hornet

1944

The twin-engined Hornet fighter was designed to Specification F.12/43 and the first prototype flew on ...

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To provide a post-war replacement for the D.H.89 Dragon Rapide biplane transport, which had also seen extensive ...

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De Havilland D.H.104 Dove / Devon

1945

De Havilland D.H.104 Dove / Devon

De Havilland D.H.108 De Havilland D.H.108

1946

Built to Air Ministry Specification E.18/45, the de Havilland D.H.108 was developed to conduct research into the characteristics ...

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The Venom was a straightforward development of the Vampire, designed to accommodate the de Havilland ...

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De Havilland D.H.112 Venom

1949

De Havilland D.H.112 Venom

De Havilland D.H.106 Comet De Havilland D.H.106 Comet

1949

The Comet was the world's first jet transport to enter service. It resulted from the ...

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De Havilland D.H.113

1949

De Havilland D.H.113

De Havilland D.H.114 Heron De Havilland D.H.114 Heron

1950

Adopting the same philosophy that had produced the highly successful fourengined D.H.86B after the D.H.84 Dragon, de Havilland ...

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De Havilland D.H.115 Vampire Trainer

1950

De Havilland D.H.115 Vampire Trainer

De Havilland D.H.110 Sea Vixen De Havilland D.H.110 Sea Vixen

1951

The Sea Vixen was a two-seat naval day and night all-weather fighter which successfully completed its ...

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