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Ins and Outs of an Airplane

All the parts of the airplane combine to make flight possible. Explore this picture and uncover the workings of each airplane part.

Click on sections of the image below to learn about different parts of an airplane.

Two flying de Havilland airplanes
Colleagues by Mike Newcomer depicts airmail pilots waving to each other from de Havilland airplanes.

Model: de Havilland, DH-4.
Engine: Liberty 12, 400hp.
Range: 270 mi.
Wingspan: 42 ft. 5.5 in.
(12.9 m).
Length: 30 ft. 1.25 in. (9.2 m).
Height: 10 ft. 6 in. (3.2 m).
Weight: 2,647 lb. (1,200 kg)

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