Aircraft Photo of J9771 | De Havilland D.H. 77 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:J9771
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 77
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 77
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 77
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):391
Location
City / Airport:Stag Lane (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
 
Photo Date:1930
Photo from:RAScholefield CollectionContact
Photo ID: 7680
Photographer's Remark

The DH.77 was built to an RAF requirement for a lightweight interceptor fighter. It first flew from Stag Lane on 11 July 1929. Tested by rhe RAF at Martlesham Heath, it was then used by DH and Napier for testing the latter's Rapier engine until retirement in June 1934. From DH 60 years ago.

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