de Havilland D.H.87 Hornet Moth

Touring Aircraft

De Havilland DH 87B Hornet Moth OY-DEZ 8040 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The de Havilland D.H.87 Hornet Moth is a single-engine two-seat touring biplane aircraft produced by the British manufacturer de Havilland Aircraft Company. The Hornet Moth was also used as a liaison aircraft during World War II.
Crew1
Passengers1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine Modelde Havilland Gipsy Major
Engine Power97 kW130 hp
Speed200 km/h108 kts
  124 mph
Service Ceiling4.511 m14.800 ft
Range998 km539 NM
620 mi.
Empty Weight563 kg1.241 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight885 kg1.950 lbs
Wing Span9,73 m31 ft 11 in
Wing Area20,4 m220 ft
Length7,61 m24 ft 12 in
Height2,01 m6 ft 7 in
First Flight09.05.1934
Production Statusout of production
Total Production165
ICAO CodeDH87
Data for (Version)de Havilland D.H.87B Hornet Moth
VariantsD.H.87A, D.H.87B

[Photo-ID: 10657] Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
De Havilland DH 87A Hornet Moth, , EC-ACA, c/n 8039, Karsten Palt, 2014De Havilland
DH 87A Hornet Moth
Reg.: EC-ACA
c/n: 8039
 
Museo del Aire [Madrid]
[Photo-ID: 4326] Karsten Palt 2011-06-30
De Havilland DH 87B Hornet Moth, , OY-DEZ, c/n 8040, Karsten Palt, 2011De Havilland
DH 87B Hornet Moth
Reg.: OY-DEZ
c/n: 8040
 
Danmarks Flymuseum [Stauning]
[Photo-ID: 4327] Karsten Palt 2011-06-30
De Havilland DH 87B Hornet Moth, , OY-DEZ, c/n 8040, Karsten Palt, 2011De Havilland
DH 87B Hornet Moth
Reg.: OY-DEZ
c/n: 8040
 
Danmarks Flymuseum [Stauning]