A De Havilland Dragon Rapide at Renfrew Airport in the 1930s.
The Rapide was a wood and fabric biplane with a 48 feet wing span. It cruised at 132 mph, had a range of 578 miles and could carry up to eight passengers. Northern & Scottish Airways had four Rapides in their fleet, along with five Spartan Cruisers.
Reference: T2002-12 4-203
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums
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