De Havilland Canada DHC-1A Chipmunck

 

De Havilland Canada DHC.1 Chipmunk C-2

 De Havilland Canada DHC.1A Chipmunk

Single engine two-seat trainer aircraft

In March 1948, two De Havilland Canada DHC.1 Chipmunk trainers were acquired by the Belgian Air Force for evaluation purposes in view of the replacement of the Tiger Moth in the elementary training role. The competition being won by the Stampe SV-4b, no further orders followed and the aircraft soldiered on at Goetsenhoven and Brasschaat until 1955 when they were sold on the civil market.


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Registration c/n Date In Date Out History
C-1 19 May 1948 1955 C-1, OO-PHS, crash at Seppe (Nl.) on 19 Sep 1970
C-2 20 May 1948 1955 C-2, OO-MER, crash Jan 1965
 

 

 

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