The Chipmunk was the start of aviation interest for many British youngsters in the 1960s and 70s who took their first Air Experience Flights as Air Cadets in them. This example, like so many of its type has now moved onto the civil register, this one as G-BWMX
Previously XF545, this aircraft was originally delivered to the RAF on 23 May 1955. It later carried an RAF maintenance serial 7957M as seen here, when it was part of the museum collection at Finningley during the 1970s. Fuselage now stored as XF545/O-K with Sylmar Aviation / Provost Team at Aldermaston, Berkshire.