De Havilland D.H.11 Oxford
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De Havilland D.H.11 Oxford

The omly prototype, first flown in January 1920.

De Havilland D.H.11 OxfordA three-view drawing (640 x 592)

 ENGINE2 x 2 x 320hp ABC Dragonfly I 9-cylinder air-cooled radial engines
    Take-off weight3190 kg7033 lb
    Empty weight1864 kg4109 lb
    Wingspan18.34 m60 ft 2 in
    Length13.79 m45 ft 3 in
    Height4.11 m14 ft 6 in
    Wing area66.80 m2719.03 sq ft
    Max. speed198 km/h123 mph
    Ceiling4420 m14500 ft
 ARMAMENT2 x 7.7mm macine-guns, 4 x 100kg bombs

Klaatu83, 21.07.2017

Intended as an improved successor to the D.H.10 "Amiens", the D.H.11 was better in every respect except for its' engines. The unreliable ABC Dragonfly engines were a failure. In any case the D.H.11 was not flown until WW-I was over, by which time there was no longer any need for, it anyway.

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