de Havilland D.H.84 Dragon

Light Passenger Transport Aircraft

De Havilland DH 84 Dragon 2 Aer Lingus EI-ABI 6105 © Karsten Palt
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The de Havilland D.H.84 Dragon is a twin-engined seven-seat light passenger biplane aircraft produced by the British manufacturer de Havilland Aircraft Company. The D.H.84 Dragon was also used as a military transport and trainer aircraft.
The Dragon was also built by de Havilland Australia as a military trainer aircraft during World War II.
Propulsion2 Piston Engines
Engine Modelde Havilland Gipsy Major
Engine Power (each)97 kW130 hp
Speed217 km/h117 kts
  135 mph
Service Ceiling4.420 m14.500 ft
Range878 km474 NM
545 mi.
Empty Weight1.060 kg2.337 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.041 kg4.500 lbs
Wing Span14,43 m47 ft 4 in
Wing Area34,9 m376 ft
Length10,52 m34 ft 6 in
Height3,30 m10 ft 10 in
First Flight12.11.1932
Production Statusout of production
Total Production202
Data for (Version)de Havilland D.H.84 Dragon
VariantsD.H.84 Dragon 1, D.H.84 Dragon 2, D.H.84M Dragon