de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk

@Virginia Beach Airport, Virginia Beach, VA

May 2012

This aircraft is one of the many in the excellent collection at the Military Aircraft Museum Introduced in 1946, the Chipmunk was the standard primary trainer for the Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal Air Force and several other air forces through much of the post-WWII period.  This one was built in the UK in 1952, and flew with the RAF until 1957, then served with the UK Army Air Corps for nearly four decades of service before museum acquisition in 2004.  Nikon D7000 w/18-200mm, processed with Aperture.


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