|Manufacturer||Jackaroo Aircraft Limited|
|Primary user||Wiltshire School of Flying|
|Number built||19 conversions|
|Developed from||de Havilland Tiger Moth|
The Thruxton Jackaroo was a 1950s British four-seat cabin biplane converted from a de Havilland Tiger Moth by Jackaroo Aircraft Limited at Thruxton Aerodrome and Rollason Aircraft and Engines Limited at Croydon Airport.
The Thruxton Jackaroo was designed as a four-seat cabin general purpose biplane, the original tandem two-seat Tiger Moth fuselage was widened to accommodate four-passengers. The first conversion first flew on 2 March 1957. Eighteen Tiger Moths were converted by Jackaroo Aircraft Limited between 1957 and 1959 and one aircraft was converted by Rollason's in 1960. The aircraft could be fitted with an optional crop spraying gear. One converted aircraft was further modified as a single-seat agricultural aircraft, but with little interest in the variant the aircraft was converted back to a Mk. 1.
- Jackaroo Mk 1
- Production cabin biplane with wooden canopy.
- Jackaroo Mk 2
- Single-seat Agricultural variant with either a hopper or 60-gal tank in place of the two front seats, one conversion.
- Jackaroo Mk 3
- Production cabin monoplane with metal canopy and provision for brakes.
Data from De Havilland Aircraft since 1909
- Crew: 4
- Length: 25 ft 0 in (7.62 m)
- Wingspan: 30 ft 4¼ in (9.25 m)
- Height: 9 ft 6 in (2.90 m)
- Wing area: 239 sq ft (22.2m²)
- Empty weight: 1,360 lb (618 kg)
- Max. takeoff weight: 2,180 lb (991 kg)
- Powerplant: 1 × de Havilland Gipsy Major four-cylinder, air-cooled, inline engine, 130 hp (97 kW)
- Maximum speed: 102 mph (89 knots, 164 km/h)
- Cruise speed: 90 mph (78 knots, 145 km/h)
- Range: 250 mi (217 nmi, 403 km)
- Rate of climb: 600 ft/min (3.0 m/s)
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