De Havilland Dove

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The ‘Dove’ was an eight seated commuter developed in the 1940’s, it flew for the first time on September 25th 1945 and was produced into the 1960’s.

Developing Nation: United Kingdom
First Flight: September 25th 1945 (DH.104)
Aircraft type: 8 seat commuter airliner / executive transport
Crew: 2
Passengers: 8, 11 in modified cabin arrangement
Wing Span: 17,37 m
Wing Area: 31,1 m²
Length: 11,96 m
Height: 4,06 m
Engine(s): – Dove 1: 2x De Havilland Gipsy Queen 70-3 Supercharged 6 cylinder inline engine. (330 Hp)
– Dove 8: 2x De Havilland Gipsy Queen 70 Mk3 Supercharged 6 cylinder inline engine. (400 Hp)
*Both engine types driving a 3 blade constant speed propeller.
Weight empty: – Dove 1: 2563 kg
– Dove 8:? 2869 kg
Max. Take off weight: – Dove 1: 3856 kg
– Dove 8:? 4060 kg
Cruise Speed: – Dove 1: 266 Kph
– Dove 8: 300 Kph
Max. Speed: – Dove 1: 338 Kph
– Dove 8: 370 Kph
Max. Range: – Dove 1: 1610 km
– Dove 8: 1416 km

 

Production:

544 Dove’s were built including 200 for military operators

Production ended in the mid. 60’s

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