Aircraft Photo of VH-UXY | De Havilland D.H. 87B Hornet Moth | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-UXY
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 87 Hornet Moth
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 87 Hornet Moth
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 87B Hornet Moth
C/n (msn):8131
Location
City / Airport:CowraMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YCWR   IATA: CWT   Local: YCWR   Other: -
Event:Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia Spring Fly-in 2015
 
Photo Date:26 September 2015
Photo by:Phil VabreContact
Photo ID: 40347
Photographer's Remark

Facinating cockpit of this Hornet Moth, complete with original 1930s leather upholstery. Note the unique air brake lever on the left hand side of the lower instrument panel - this caused the undercarriage leg fairings to rotate 90 degrees to the airflow. Very clever!

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