Aircraft | De Havilland Chipmunk

 

De Havilland Chipmunk T.10 (WP912) at the Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford - Click for Full Image

De Havilland Chipmunk T.10 (WP912) at the Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford. The aircraft displayed is that in which the Duke of Edinburgh made his first solo flight in December 1952. In all 700 Chipmunks served in the RAF from 1950 to the early 1970's. This particular aircraft was initially used by the Home Command Communications Squadron for seven years before later serving with the London University Air Squadron. After 6 months on display at Hendon it arrived at Cosford in 1977.

(Picture June 2003)


 

De Havilland Chipmunk T.10 (WP962) at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon

De Havilland Chipmunk T.10 (WP962) at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon also served with the London University Air Squadron. It arrived at Hendon in May 2000.

(Picture December 2002)


 

De Havilland Chipmunk 22 (G-BNZC) at Old Warden - Click for Full Image

The Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden has airworthy De Havilland Chipmunk 22 (G-BNZC) which looks immaculate in Royal Canadian Air Force colours.

(Picture August 2002)


 

De Havilland Chipmunk T.10 (WB396) at Coventry Airport - Click for Full Image

The Air Atlantique Historic Flight at Coventry Airport operate airworthy Chipmunk T.10 (WB396). It wears the colours of the Cambridge University Air Squadron and is marked as 'WD379'. This aircraft previously served with No.11 Reserve Flying School and Aberdeen University Air Squadron. This aircraft is pictured before flying in the Classic Airshow 2003 at Coventry Airport.

(Picture May 2003)


 

De Havilland Chipmunk T.10 (WB733) at the South Yorkshire Air Museum (AeroVenture) - Click for Full Image

De Havilland Chipmunk T.10 (WB733) at the South Yorkshire Air Museum (AeroVenture). This aircraft initially served with No.11 Reserve Flying School before use with the Hull University Air Squadron. After periods with the RAF Upavon and RAF Lyneham Station flights, it served with the N.4 School of Technical Training before ending it's RAF operational career with the RAF Marham Station flight.

(Picture June 2003)

   
   

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