Engine : De Havilland Gipsy Major 4 cylinder 130 H.P. 100 KW
de Havilland DH82C
Cruise speed : 67 M.P.H 59 KTS
This small biplane was the novice pilots introduction to flying .It was easy to fly but hard to fly well and was the perfect airplane to let instructors sort out who should continue training as a pilot and those who should be doing other things.
It was the ideal trainer and was used eventually by 39 different nations .
They served as military trainers from 1932 until 1959. Survivors are now sought after sport aircraft and a very nice one will cost you close to 100,000 dollars.
They were built in large numbers .Over 7000 made in Britain , 155O in Canada , over 1000 in Australia as well as smaller numbers in New Zealand , Sweden , Portugal and Norway.
Bomber Command R.C.A.F. F/LT Sean Dunn
Empty Weight : 1,115 Lb 506KG
Range : 300 Miles 490 KM
Top Speed :109 M.P.H. 97 KTS
Wingspan: 29 FT 4 IN 8.9 M
The Tiger Moth was a very safe machine because it would give plenty of warning before entering a stall or a spin .
Max Weight :1825 LB 828 KG