Aircraft [de Havilland DH82A Tiger Moth (‘NZ775’)]; The de Havilland Aircraft Co...
Aircraft [de Havilland DH82A Tiger Moth (‘NZ775’)]About this object
DH82A Tiger Moth, painted yellow, is a single-engine, wire-braced biplane of composite construction fitted with a de Havilland Gipsy Major engine driving a fixed pitch propeller. It has a fixed 2-wheel main undercarriage and steerable tailskid. The aircraft is constructed mainly of wood, except for the fuselage which is steel tubing and plywood. The modern restoration covering is Ceconite, a Dacron and polyester fibre cloth. The fuselage is welded steel tubing forming rigid replaceable units comprising two engine bay side frames, 2 front fuselage side frames, cross members to join these and a single rear fuselage frame. The engine bay side frames are triangular and constructed of three 7/8 inch square section tubes welded flat. Power plant: 130 HP Gipsy Major engine. Accommodation: Tandem open cockpit sited under the upper wing. Dual control: 2 port and 2 starboard struts bracing the upper and lower wings.Maker
H 2710 L 7320 W 8950mm (H 106 11/16 L 288 3/16 W 352 3/8")Subject and Association Keywords
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