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De Havilland DH.37 Aircraft Information

De Havilland DH.37

DH.37

Manufacturer: De Havilland
Designed by: Alan Butler
First flight: June 1922
Number built: 2

The de Havilland DH.37 was a British two-seat private biplane of the 1920s designed by Alan Butler. The first of two aircraft built flew extensively for five years before having its engine upgraded to a 300hp (224kW) A.D.C. Nimbus and converted to a single seat racing plane. It crashed in June 1927.

The second plane was sold to Australia, was flown by the Controller of Civil Aviation. Sold to the Guinea Gold Company in New Guinea, it was the first aircraft in that country. It crashed in New South Wales in March 1932.

Specifications

General characteristics

Crew: 1
Capacity: 2
Length: 28 ft 0 in (8.53 m)
Wingspan: 37 ft 0 in (11.28 m)
Wing area: 398 ft (36.97 m)
Empty weight: 218 lb (961 kg)
Gross weight: 3,318 lb (1,505 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Rolls-Royce Falcon III inline piston, 275 hp (205 kW)each

Performance

Maximum speed: 122 mph (196 km/h)
Service ceiling: 21,000 ft (6,400 m)

Donald, David, ed (1997). The Encyclopedia of World Aircraft. Prospero Books. pp.pg 312. ISBN 1-85605-375-X.

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