De Havilland DH.71 Tiger Moth, G-EBQU / 323, de Havilland Aircraft Co.
Construction Number: 323
Operator: de Havilland Aircraft Co.
Photographer: R.A.Scholefield Collection
Date Taken: 1927
Date Submitted: 03/12/2011
The first of two DH.71 single-seat research and racing monoplanes. This example gained the world's closed circuit class record on 24.08.27 at 186.4 mph and the world's altitude record of 19,191 ft on 29.08.27. To VH-UNH in 1930 crashing at Mascot on 17.09.30. From DH 60 years ago.