This Day in Aviation History
May 22nd, 1946
First flight of the de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk.

The de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk is a tandem, two-seat, single-engined primary trainer aircraft which was the standard primary trainer for the Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal Air Force and several other air forces through much of the post-Second World War years. The de Havilland Chipmunk was the first postwar aviation project of de Havilland Canada.

Today, over 500 DHC-1 Chipmunk airframes remain airworthy with more being rebuilt every year….

Wikipedia, de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk:

YouTube, de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk Aerobatics

YouTube, DHC-1 Chipmunk: Solo, Formation, Aerobatics – on going series!: By FlightChops

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