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Civilian deHavilland DH.60 Cirrus Moth

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The Cirrus Moth is a wooden, 2-seat biplane that first flew in 1925 with company founder Geoffrey de Havilland in the cockpit. An immensely capable machine, it was seen as the first truly practical light aircraft and claimed many notable adventures, including Lady Bailey's return flight from Croydon to Cape Town in 1929. Two years earlier she set an altitude record in a Cirrus Moth, climbing to over 17,000ft.

“It was an epic spectacle, as magical as anything you've ever seen in the West End, and as loud as anything you've ever heard at Knebworth.”

Jeremy Clarkson, Television Presenter

“All the thrills, excitement and noise of a Grand Prix, but in the air!”

Jenson Button, Former Formula 1 Racing Driver

“Probably the most complete air show I’ve ever been to!”

Al Worden, Apollo 15 Astronaut

“This is THE best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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