Aircraft Photo of VH-KMF / WK550 | De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk Mk22 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #33180
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-KMF
Alternate Serial:WK550
Military Code:J
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk Mk22
C/n (msn):C1/0565
Operator Painted:UK - Air Force
Location
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
 
Photo Date:6 July 2009
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 33180
Photo Comment

Some Chippie form before breaking off for aeros on a well-earned jolly the day after the Bundaberg Airshow. This aircraft was built for the RAF in 1952 and was delivered on 20 February that year. In the later part of its military career it served with Yorkshire UAS and the Flying Selection Squadron, whose badge it wears on the nose. It was sold on 27 February 1997 ex 5 MU Kemble and registered VH-KMF(2) on 14 October that year.

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