DeHavilland DHC-1 Chipmunk

The DHC-I Chipmunk is a low wing single engine monoplane of metal construction designed for elementary flying instruction.  It accommodates two in a tandem seat arrangement with duplicate controls and instruments in each cockpit.  The landing gear is non-retractable, with a fully castoring tail wheel.  The main wheels are fitted with hydraulically operated brakes, which operate using a hand brake and differential rudder pedal deflections.  The aircraft is powered by a Gypsy Major engine, which is a four cylinder in line, inverted, air-cooled engine developing 140 BHP and has a direct drive to a Fairey Reid metal propeller.


The Chipmunk is used to demonstrate spin characteristics, spin chase and formation flight training.

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National Test Pilot School
P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
Fax: 661-824-2943

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