Aircraft Information
(Open Cockpit, biplanes)

Step back in time and fly in one Tiger Moth World’s authentic open cockpit, WWII vintage biplanes. Below is a list of biplanes currently on display at Tiger Moth World.

Tiger Moth (DH82A)

1930’s vintage open
cockpit biplane

Designed by Geoffrey de Havilland and was operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) and others as a primary trainer.

  • Crew: One pilot
  • Capacity: One passenger
  • Length: 23ft 11in (7.34m)
  • Wingspan: 29ft 4in (8.94m)
  • Height: 8ft 9in (2.68m)
  • Empty weight: 1,115lb (506kg)
  • Engine: Gipsy Major I. 6.1L inverted 4-cylinder inline piston engine, 130hp (100kW)
  • Cruise speed: 80kts (148kph)

Boeing Stearman

1930’s vintage open
cockpit biplane

Originally designed as a military trainer and aerobatic aircraft.

  • Crew: One pilot
  • Capacity: One passenger
  • Length: 24ft 9in (7.54m)
  • Wingspan: 32ft 2in (9.81m)
  • Height: 9ft 8in (3m)
  • Empty weight: 1,931lb (878kg)
  • Engine:Continental W670-6N. 7-cylinder four-cycle air cooled radial engine, 220hp (164kw)
  • Cruise speed: 83kts (155kph)

Great Lakes

1930’s vintage open
cockpit biplane

Originally designed as a biplane trainer and aerobatic aircraft.

  • Crew: One pilot
  • Capacity: One passenger
  • Length: 20ft 4in (6.20m)
  • Wingspan: 26ft 8in (8.13m)
  • Height: 7ft 4in (2.24m)
  • Empty weight: 1,230lb (558kg)
  • Engine: Lycoming IO-360. 5.9L 4-cylinder horizontally opposed piston engine, 180hp (134kW)
  • Cruise speed: 85kts (157kph)

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