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De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth

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De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Tiger Moth at 9 ETS Cunderdin.jpg
9 Elementary Flying School Cunderdin Tiger Moths
Tiger Moth A17-156 in 2014.jpg
2014 photo of A17-156
History
Type de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Role Primary training aircraft
Designer Geoffrey de Havilland
Manufacturer de Havilland Aircraft Company
Produced UK (5,327), Canada (1,548), Australia (1,070), US (200), New Zealand (132), Portugal (91), Norway (32), Sweden 23, etc
Number built 8,868
Primary users Flight training - 39 countries
In service 1934
Out of service Still used in private hands.


Remarks

General characteristics

  • Crew: two
  • Length: 7.34 m
  • Wingspan: 8.94 m
  • Height: 2.68 m
  • Empty weight: 506 kg
  • Max takeoff weight: 828 kg
  • Powerplant: 1 x de Havilland Gipsy major 130 hp
  • Maximum speed: 175 km/hr at 300 m
  • Range: 486 km
  • Service ceiling: 4,145 m
  • Armament
  • Guns:
  • Bombs: 8 x 8 kg

Crew members

No.9 Elementary Flying Training School Cunderdin