de Havilland D.H.114 Heron

Commuter Airliner

de Havilland D.H.114 Heron © Derek Pedley
Photo ©: Derek Pedley
The de Havilland D.H.114 Heron is a four-engine commuter airliner with a capacity of 14-17 passengers produced by the British manufacturer de Havilland Aircraft Company.
The D.H.114 Heron is a development of the de Havilland D.H.104 Dove with stretched fuselage, larger wing span and two more engines.
Crew2
Passengers14, max. 17
Propulsion4 Piston Engines
Engine Modelde Havilland Gipsy Queen 30-2
Engine Power (each)179 kW240 hp
Speed294 km/h159 kts
  183 mph
Service Ceiling5.639 m18.500 ft
Range1.472 km795 NM
915 mi.
Empty Weight3.697 kg8.150 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight6.123 kg13.499 lbs
Wing Span21,79 m71 ft 6 in
Wing Area46,4 m499 ft
Length14,78 m48 ft 6 in
Height4,75 m15 ft 7 in
First Flight10.05.1950
Production Statusout of production
Total Production150
Developed fromD.H.104 Dove
ICAO CodeHERN
IATA CodeDHH
Data for (Version)de Havilland D.H.114 Heron 2D
VariantsHeron 1, Heron 2, Heron C.Mk 3, Heron C.Mk 4, Sea Heron C.Mk 20

[Photo-ID: 6919] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
De Havilland DH 114 Heron 1B, BEA - British European Airways Scottish Airways, G-ANXB, c/n 14048, Karsten Palt, 2013De Havilland
DH 114 Heron 1B
BEA - British European Airways Scottish Airways
Reg.: G-ANXB
c/n: 14048
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]
[Photo-ID: 6920] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
De Havilland DH 114 Heron 1B, BEA - British European Airways Scottish Airways, G-ANXB, c/n 14048, Karsten Palt, 2013De Havilland
DH 114 Heron 1B
BEA - British European Airways Scottish Airways
Reg.: G-ANXB
c/n: 14048
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]
[Photo-ID: 6921] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
De Havilland DH 114 Heron 1B, BEA - British European Airways Scottish Airways, G-ANXB, c/n 14048, Karsten Palt, 2013De Havilland
DH 114 Heron 1B
BEA - British European Airways Scottish Airways
Reg.: G-ANXB
c/n: 14048
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]
[Photo-ID: 2989] Hartmut Ehlers 2009-12-19
De Havilland DH 114 Heron 2D, Royal Malaysian Air Force, FM-1054, c/n 14138, Hartmut Ehlers, 2009De Havilland
DH 114 Heron 2D
Royal Malaysian Air Force
Reg.: FM-1054
c/n: 14138
 
RMAF Museum (Muzium TUDM), Simpang Base [Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur (WMKF)]