de Havilland Chipmunk
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The De Havilland DHC-1 "Chipmunk" is a tandem, two-seat, single engine military trainer
aircraft, designed to replace the DH Tiger Moth biplane.
The aircraft is predominantly of metal construction, with fabric covered wings aft of the spar.
The sliding perspex canopy provides excellent 360 degree vision.
During the late 1940s and 1950s, the Chipmunk was procured in large numbers by military
air services where it was often utilised as their primary trainer aircraft.
This very fine example is presented in excellent condition and has been meticulously
maintained. The aircraft was repainted in 2015 and is beautifully presented.
Gipsy Major 10 Mk 2
The aircraft is presented in its beautifully presented RAF livery wearing its military identification number ‘WB569’.
Trig TY 96 comm (8.33 kHz)
Garmin GTX 330 transponder (Mode S)
The interior is presented in a standard tandem training cockpit with the added benefit of modern avionic upgrades including an 8.33 kHz spaced radio and a Garmin Mode S transponder.
This aircraft was built in 1950 and was assigned its military identification number ‘WB569’. The aircraft has a comprehensive maintenance record and has been meticulously maintained by world renowned warbird specialist engineering company 'The Aircraft Restoration Company' (or "ARCo"). ARCo have been associated with the aircraft since it came on to the British Register in year 2000.