Type DH71 TIGER MOTH Manufacturer De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd Description 1 seat low wing monoplane First Flew June 1927 Wing Span 22' 6" Engines 85hp Cirrus II The first of two single-seat research and racing monoplanes built at Stag Lane in 1927. This example achieved a world's closed circuit class record of 186.4 mph and a world's altitude record of 19,191 ft on 29 September 1927. To Australia as VH-UNH. Crashed at Mascot 17 September 1930. From DH 60 years ago.