What WWI biplane is this model?

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(own work)


My first guess (but it is a guess) is an AirCo/de Haviland DH.4.

Reference: https://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/detail.asp?aircraft_id=448


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It looks to me like the British Martinsyde Elephant. 271 were built.


Avro 504. You can see a photograph of the original here.

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    $\begingroup$ Several avro photos seem to suggest the engine casing is almost circular and the tail having a funnier shape when compared to the photos above. $\endgroup$ – Thunderstrike Feb 26 '18 at 22:39
  • $\begingroup$ @Thunderstrike: That appears to be correct. youtube.com/watch?v=I9k7yxab6H8 $\endgroup$ – Jerry Coffin Feb 26 '18 at 22:46

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