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de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk

Designed to replace the de Havilland Tiger Moth, the DHC-1 Chipmunk first flew in 1946.  The Chipmunk was used as a trainer by both the RCAF and the RAF.

The Chipmunk was license built in Portugal and used in their air force until 1989.

Specially converted aerobatic aircraft with more powerful engines are often re-named "Super Chipmunk".

Specifications (T.Mk 10)




Type: Trainer
Engine: one 145 hp (108 kW) de Havilland Gipsy Major 8 in-line piston engine

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