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Chipmunk

DeHavilland
Chipmunk , DHC-1, Mark T10, RAF

Tail #:  WB550
Dimensions:  Wings span: 10.46m, Length: 7.75m, Height: 2.13m
Max Weight:  914 kg
Max Speed:  222 km/h
Crew:  2 pilots
Role:  Trainer
In service:  1948-1996 (RAF)
with the museum since: 1996, donated by the Royal Air Force

Chipmunk aircraft were used extensively by the RCAF, however the museum’s example was flown by the Royal Air Force. The RAF purchased it in 1949 from DeHavilland Canada and when it was retired in 1996, it had the status of being the longest serving Chipmunk in British aviation history.

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