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De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk. 1946.

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022b Section 1946-05-22

De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk

Construction

De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk. 2019. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman
De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk. 2019. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman

De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk

Two-seater low-wing metal structure.

Trapezoidal wing, single-girder, metal. Metal cover in the front, the rest covered with canvas. Wings equipped with slotted flaps and slotted ailerons, as well as flaps covered with canvas.

Metal fuselage, made of two parts. The front part ends behind the cockpit. Covered cab.

Metal formation. Horizontal ballast covered with sheet metal, elevator covered with canvas. The vertical arrangement has a characteristic outline typical of the De Havilland construction. Vertical ballast covered with sheet metal, rudder covered with canvas.

Classic, solid chassis.

Engine - The basic engine is in-line with hanging pistons, De Havilland "Gipsy Major IC", with 108 kW (142 HP).

Data T-T

Span 10.46 m

Length 7.75 m

Height 2.16 m

Curb weight 535 kg

Total weight 875 kg

Top speed 225 km / h

Cruising speed 200 km / h

Landing speed 70 km / h

Climbing speed 4.27 m / s

The maximum ceiling is 5 240 m

Range 445 km

Written by Karol Placha Hetman