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de Havilland DH.89 Rapide

de Havilland DH.89 Rapide

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DH.89 Rapide by numbers
First Flight:17 April 1934
Capacity:8 passengers
Powerplant:2 × de Havilland Gipsy Six inline engines of 149 kW (200hp)
Performance 
Range:920km (573mi)
Maximum Speed:253km/h (157mph)
Ceiling:5,090m (16,700ft)
Dimensions 
Length:10.5m (34ft 6in)
Wingspan:14.6m (48ft 0in)
Height:3.1m (10ft 3in)
Weight:1,460kg (3,230lb)
 

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