Aircraft Photo of VH-UPD / WB659 | De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk T10 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #33865
Aircraft
Registration / SerialVH-UPD
Alternate SerialWB659
Military Code10
Aircraft Original TypeDe Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk
Aircraft Generic TypeDe Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk
Aircraft VersionDe Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk T10
C/n (msn)C1/0111
Operator PaintedUK - Air Force
Location
City / AirportTocumwalMap
Region / CountryNew South Wales, Australia
Airport CodesICAO: YTOC   IATA: TCW   Local: YTOC   Other: -
 
Photo Date19 September 2009
Photo byPhil Vabre
Photo ID: 33865
Photo Comment

Built to an RAF order as WB659. Sold to Australia and became one of two Chippies with the Broken Hill Aero Club, registered VH-BAD on 9 November 1956. Sold in 1966, it was re-registered VH-UPD and passed through a succession of owners in South Australia until damaged in an accident in 1983. Rebuilt and moved to NSW in 1988 where it remains with the same owner. Seen here at the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's Chippie Rally.

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