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The De Havilland "Moth"

Description: Officially designated D.H. 60, De Havilland's Moth is a small, simply made, 770 lb. aircraft. It has had it's fittings reduced in number to assist in this, seats 2 (including pilot) and uses a Cirrus 60 HP. engine.
Date: October 1, 1926
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The De Havilland "Tiger Moth"a low wing monoplane

Description: With a speed of 186.5 M.P.H. and an operational altitude of 20,000 feet the De Havilland Tiger Moth has caused comment as it was introduced just before the King's Cup race of 1927. It is a single seater with unusual control configuration due to the cramped cockpit area.
Date: October 1, 1927
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Dornier "Superwal" commercial seaplane with : two Rolls-Royce "Condor" 600 HP. engines

Description: In November 1926, an exhibition flight of the Dornier giant flying boat was made for 3/4 of an hour. It was a larger version of the Dornier Wal, with a stepped hull, and wing stubs for lateral stability. It has a range of 1200 miles and is outfitted for baggage and 8 passengers.
Date: February 1, 1927
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