These pictures are taken at Royal Army Museum, Brussels, Belgium, during one of my numerous visits to this marvellous museum. They were here for your personnal use only. If you wish to use these photos for any commercial purpose, please contact me at philippe.spriesterbach@skynet.be.

This aircraft hold markings of one of many Hanriots flown by our better ace during WWI : baron Willy Coppens de Houthulst. He shoot a lot of German Balloons (35 on a total of 37 official victories) on this aircraft type exclusively.  With these number of balloon's victories, Willy Coppens is probably one of better aces for this dangerous task.


Hanriot Dupont HD 1


 

Overall view


Main components detail view


Wings, ailerons, rudder & tailplane


Cockpit


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