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deHavilland Tiger Moth

Revolutionary realism in a classic military trainer.

  • Easy to fly, like the 1930s RAF biplane.
  • State-of-the-art design improves scale detail.
  • Fly indoors or outside in calm winds.

Optional rigging shown (not included) may be added following directions in the instruction manual.

Pro-Formance Foam

cowl and windshield
Details molded into the foam and plastic parts contribute to a realistic cowl and cockpit — with factory-installed windshields.
Other sport-scale touches include instrument panels, pilot figures and peel-resistant, preapplied markings.
landing gear and wheels
No other indoor foam model can match this Tiger Moth's accuracy — authentic down to the de Havilland logo on the wheels.

ribbed tail surfaces
Most small foam models use taped hinges — but the Tiger Moth has live hinges on the elevator and rudder, plus ribbing molded into the Pro-Formance foam.

battery hatch with battery
There's plenty of room in the battery compartment for easy battery installation. The model performs beautifully on economical 300mAh LiPo packs.
  motor installation
Install a lightweight power system — such as the recommended ElectriFly RimFire 250 motor and 300mAh LiPo battery — for long, 10+ minute flight times.
servo installation
With the recommended ElectriFly ES40 Pico servos, the Tiger Moth offers easy control for small indoor venues...with the added thrill of exceptional sport-scale looks.

Great Britain's "J-3 Cub".

By 1930, Geoffrey de Havilland's one- and two-seat civilian biplanes had grown so popular in England that virtually any kind of private airplane was called a "Moth" — much as, in America, any small plane was automatically a "Cub".

The prototype of the DH 82 Tiger Moth made its debut flight on October 26, 1931. The Royal Air Force took notice and began using Tiger Moths for elementary pilot training. By the end of World War II, de Havilland had delivered more than 4,200 to the RAF. About 3,000 more were built in Australia, Canada and New Zealand for Commonwealth Air Training.

Eventually, over 8,700 de Havilland DH 82 Tiger Moths would be manufactured. Of them, more than 250 are still considered airworthy.


Stock Number: GPMA1134
Wingspan: 30 in (760 mm)
Wing Area: 282 in² (18.2 dm²)
Weight: 8.1 oz (230 g)
Wing Loading: 4.1 oz/ft² (13 g/dm²)
Length: 24.5 in (620 mm)
Requires: 3-channel radio with 2 pico servos; outrunner brushless motor; 8A brushless ESC; 7.4V 300mAh LiPo battery

Product Recommendations:
Please note: all recommendations were the best choices available at the time this product was released. For additional choices, ask your local hobby dealer.

Recommended Products
FUTK6900 Futaba® FASST™ 6-Channel Radio
FUTL7624 Futaba R6004FF Indoor Micro 4-Channel 2.4GHz FASST™ Receiver
GPMG4502 ElectriFly™ Rimfire™ 250 Outrunner Brushless Motor
GPMM1800 ElectriFly Silver Series 8A Brushless Electronic Speed Control
GPMP0700 ElectriFly BP Series 7.4V 300mAh Balanced 20C LiPo Battery
GPMM1200 ES-40 Servos (2)

Recommended Options
GPMM3155 ElectriFly Triton™ EQ AC/DC Equalizing Charger, Discharger & Cycler

For the most complete list of required items, consult your instruction manual.

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