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About the Dominie

The DH89 is commonly know as the De Havilland Rapide (or Dragon Rapide) or just Dominie. Either title is correct dependant on the aircraft customer.

If for the military it was called a Dominie. ZK-AKY is a later model Dominie with a designation DH89B and is derived from the Dragon, which has squared wing tips […]

The excursion

Take a moment to step back half a century and relive the glorious age of pioneer aviation with Airscapade Affairs while surrounded by some of the world`s most stunning scenery. A designated national treasure, and originally operated from Te Anau in the 1960`s, this 1943 De Havilland Dragon Rapide celebrates the golden era of luxury air travel in […]

Pictures of the Dominie

History of the Dominie

De Havilland DH89 Dominie ZK-AKY
The DH89 is commonly know as the De Havilland Rapide (or Dragon Rapide) or just Dominie. Either title is correct dependant on the aircraft customer.
If for the military it was called a Dominie. ZK-AKY is a later model Dominie with a designation DH89B and is derived from the Dragon, which […]