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De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth. Specifications. A photo.
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De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth. Specifications. A photo.

De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth. Specifications. A photo.

 

De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth - British multi-purpose single-engine aircraft, designed in 1929, the aircraft manufacturer «De Havilland Aircraft Company».

 

De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth Photo

 

Work on the development of a light multi-purpose aircraft model De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth began British aircraft manufacturers in the middle of 20-ies of the last century. At the same time, the new aircraft was to become a very promising aircraft, suitable both for the transport of people on board, and for the transport of small loads. Despite the fact that the De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth was primarily focused on the commercial sphere of its application, this aircraft was also actively used by private owners, it was mainly predisposed to very high flight characteristics of the aircraft, as well as its low cost .

Despite the fact that the design of De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth multipurpose aircraft was carried out almost at the dawn of the era of the aircraft industry, the aircraft proved to be very effective in terms of its operational capabilities, which expresses the possibility of its multipurpose use, as well as high-speed flight.

De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth Enough ineffective component of the aerodynamic design of the aircraft was compensated by using a more powerful propulsion system that actually. It does not result in difficulty in the management of this aircraft and did not cause any complaints from the explants.

 

A photoDe Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth

 

In September 1929, the aircraft De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth first underwent flight tests, which has been very successful, provided the aircraft the opportunity to start serial production of the aircraft. Over the entire period of release, the British aircraft manufacturers 284 aircraft of this model were built, of which today it is known that there is only 22 aircraft.

The cabin of the aircraft model De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth is designed to be carried on board the aircraft of three people, and, if necessary, the aircraft can also be employed for transportation of small loads, the only condition which is to comply with the cabin size, as well as the regulated maximum take-off weight aircraft.

 

CabinDe Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth

 

Aircraft De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth fitted with a piston aircraft engine brand de Havilland Gipsy III, which has a capacity of 120 hp, which is enough to provide a light-weight design of the aircraft maximum airspeed in 210 km \ h. The maximum distance that the aircraft model De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth can make air travel limited distance in 485 kilometers.

 

Technical specifications De Havilland DH 80 Puss Moth.

 

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 2 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,62 m .;
  • Wingspan: 11,2 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,13 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 575 kg .;
  • Payload: 355 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 930 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 190 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 210 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 485 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5600 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: de Havilland Gipsy III;
  • Power: 120 hp

 

 

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