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De Havilland Canada Chipmunk DHC-1 G-AKDN — 2016 United Kingdom Tour

The de Havilland Canada Chipmunk S/N 11 is a pre-production aircraft, designed and built in Downsview, Ontario. Bearing tail number G-AKDN, this DHC-1 is the oldest flying example of the type. Designed 70 years ago, G-AKDN symbolizes the birth of de Havilland Canada aerospace industry.

This historic aircraft is available by appointment throughout the United Kingdom during the summer of 2016 for display, demonstration flights, and special events.

G-AKDN, an Aviation Ambassador aircraft for the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, is an impressive example of Canada’s rich aerospace heritage.

Travel Schedule:

Llanbedr Air Race - Gower Cup/Goodyear Trophy June 18-19 2016
AeroExpo UK Sywell Aerodrome July 1-3 2016
Royal International Air Tattoo July 8-10 2016
Farnborough Airshow July 11-17 2016
Kings Cup Fly-In Classic Cotswold Airport July 24 2016
Gathering of the Moths – Old Warden July 31 2016
Sherburn-in-Elmet air race- Ginger Lacey Trophy August 6-7 2016
Little Gransden Air & Car show – Little Gransden Airport August 28 2016
Shobdon – Stewards Cup - KINGS CUP September 3-4 2016
Goodwood Revival September 9-11 2016
Alderney - Schneider Trophy September 24-25 2016
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