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Civilian DHC-1 Chipmunk 21

Royal International Air Tattoo
Royal International Air Tattoo
Royal International Air Tattoo
Royal International Air Tattoo

Intended as a replacement for the superb DH82A Tiger Moth biplane with the Royal Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Force, the monoplane Chipmunk went on to have an illustrious career, becoming the RAF's main elementary trainer. The type was built by de Havilland in Britain, at its Hatfield and Hawarden plants, as well as in Canada and Portugal; 735 were taken on by the RAF, out of a complete production run of around 1,280.

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