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de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth
Technical Information

The de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth a low cost biplane capable of carrying passengers. To reduce costs, many components including the engine, tail plane, fin, rudder and wings were identical to those being used for the de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth under production as a military trainer. On January 29, 1932 first prototype was flown and went to Canada. Fox Moth aircraft were purchased for use in the United Kingdom and overseas.

A total of 154 were built in the United Kingdom plus Canada and Australia.

Technical Details
Crew  3-4 (pilot plus 2-3 passengers)
Engines  1 × de Havilland Gipsy III 4-cylinder air-cooled inverted in-line piston engine, 120 hp (89 kW) with two bladed propeller
Max Speed   106 mph
Length  25' 9"
Span  30' 10 5/8"
Height  8' 9 1/2"
Range  425 miles
Armament  none

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