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    de Havilland DH.91 Albatross Passenger Airliner / Mail Plane / General Transport


    Including its two prototypes, only seven total DH.91 Albatross aircraft were ever built by de Havilland.





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    de Havilland DH.91 Albatross Technical Specifications


    Service Year: 1938
    Type: Passenger Airliner / Mail Plane / General Transport
    National Origin: United Kingdom
    Manufacturer(s): de Havilland Aircraft Company - UK
    Production Total: 7



    Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)


    Operating Crew:
    Length: 71.52 feet (21.8 meters)
    Width: 104.99 feet (32.00 meters)
    Height: 22.24 feet (6.78 meters)

    Weight (Empty): 21,275 lb (9,650 kg)
    Weight (MTOW): 30,865 lb (14,000 kg)

    Installed Power and Standard Day Performance


    Engine(s): 4 x de Havilland Gipsy Twelve 12-cylinder inverted-Vee piston engines developing 525 horsepower each.

    Maximum Speed: 225 mph (362 kph; 195 knots)
    Maximum Range: 1,041 miles (1,675 km)
    Service Ceiling: 17,897 feet (5,455 meters; 3.39 miles)
    Rate-of-Climb: 700 feet-per-minute (213 m/min)

    Armament / Mission Payload


    None.

    Global Operators / Customers


    United Kingdom

    Model Variants (Including Prototypes)


    DH.91 "Albatross" - Base Series Designation

    "Faraday"

    "Franklin"

    "Frobisher"

    "Falcon"

    "Fortuna"

    "Fingal"

    "Fiona"