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The Tiger Moth had several different engines, including the A.D.C. Cirrus and D.H. Gypsy engines. As production continued in the following years, many variations were made.

A Tiger MothThe Tiger became a recognizable aircraft as many countries ordered them for military training purposes. In all, there were 1,703 built in England, while 270 were built in other countries under various licensing agreements.

The Moth later proved popular among air clubs and private owners.

The first Moths were shipped to Canadian purchasers in 1927. Twenty-six were shipped directly from England before de Havilland Canada was established in April 1928.

Among the companies using Moths were: Dominion Explorer, General Airways, and Prospectors Airways. Tiger Moths were also used in the Hudson Straight Expedition.


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