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DOMINIE (de Havilland Dragon Rapide)

  • A Royal Air Force Training Aircraft

    This is the initial type of aircraft Dad, Natapu MARA 30.766 did his Wireless Operator Training

    When WWII began many of the civil “Rapides” as they were called, were introduced to be used by the RAF, they were renamed “de Havilland Dominie”, (“Dominie” is Scottish for “School Master”) which was exactely what they were employed for, to train radio operators and navigators.

    The “Dominie” was used at Cranwell where our father did his training at n° 1 Signal School

    DOMINIE (de Havilland Dragon Rapide)

    Passengers: 9

    Range: 920 km

    Maiden flight: 17 Apr 1934

    Length: 10.52 m

    Wingspan: 14.60 m

    Maximum speed: 252.67 km/h

    © Paul L T Mara 2020
    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945:

    DOMINIE | PERCIVAL PROCTOR | BLACKBURN BOTHA | AVRO ANSON | BOSTON BOMBERS

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