THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - DHC-1 CHIPMUNK T MK 10
SAAF Museum Historic Flight
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DHC-1 Chipmunk T MK 10
Tandem two-seat primary trainer.
The SAAF never operated the Chipmunk. The Museum's Chipmunk was built in the UK and delivered to Southern Rhodesia in 1951 and served with 4 Flying Training School. It crashed in 1952 and was repaired. It was sold to Owenair in Cape Town in 1953 and registered ZS-DIU. The aircraft was offered to the SAAF Museum in 1979 restoration commenced by 35 Squadron in 1980.
After 18 months, WG354 took to the air again in it's original Rhodesian colours and now forms part of the SAAF Museum Historical Flight.