Aviation Photo #1742485 De Havilland (Australia) DH-84A Dragon 3 - Railway Air Services (Norman Aeroplane)

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Ironically, wheras the narrow elliptical wing-tips of the Hornet Moth were clipped in a later version to cure a dangerous tip-stall at low speeds, the Dragon started with clipped wings and was developed into the Rapide which had high-aspect-ratio elliptical tips – and the Rapide was the more successful. After seventy or so years, Dragons are very rare indeed. Rendcomb-based Norman Aeroplane Trust’s example is seen here displaying at the Mission Aviation Fellowship charity fly-in at Croft Farm.
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    Defford - Croft Farm
    England
    United Kingdom
    June 19, 2010
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