De Havilland Dragon Rapide

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The de Havilland Dragon Rapide is an early aircraft in av8.


Introduction 1934
Withdrawal 1964
Aircraft Type Small
Cruising Speed 152mph
Capacity 10 pax & 10 mail, or 20 crates of goods



The DH.89 Dragon Rapide was a smaller and more successful two-engined version of the DH.86 Express. It was the most successful pre-war small airliner produced in Britain. One of these aircraft was personally owned and flown by the Prince of Wales in the late 1930s.

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