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1951 DEHAVILLAND DHC-1

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General Specs

For Sale

1951

DEHAVILLAND DHC-1

N280RD

146-184

Tulsa, OK USA


General Specs

3,347

1,059 SMOH

72 STOH

907

Used

2


Additional Classifications


Detailed Description

One of only 217 DeHavilland Chipmunks made for the Canadian Air Force, and one of very few left in original configuration!  Very good maintenance history, and a historic piece of aviation to own!  Sports a Garmin VFR GPS/Com, Mode C Transponder, Cabin Heater System (not available on most British built models), Telex Voice-Activated Intercom System with Music Input Jack, Fuel Gauge Lights for Night Flying, Marine Survival Pack, Original Instrument Panels, and Authentic Royal Canadian Air Force military paint scheme with “RCAF 014” markings as well as military placarding and Canadian flag on the tail. Call Today!

Avionics / Equipment

Avionics:
Garmin GNC-250 GPS-Com w/ Moving Map
Narco AT-150A TSO Transponder with Blind Encoder
 
Additional Equipment:
One of only 217 De Havilland Chipmunks made for the Canadian Air Force, and one of very few left in original configuration!
Royal Canadian Air Force markings  “RCAF 014”
Sliding Bubble Cockpit Canopy
Cabin Heater System (not available on most British built models)
Air-Oil Separator
Telex Voice-Activated Intercom System with Music Input Jack
Radio Master Switch
Generator Master Switch
Voltmeter
Strobe Light
Nav & Landing Lights
Fuel Gauge Lights for Night Flying
Marine Survival Pack
Original Instrument Panels
Airspeed Indicator, Compass Gyro, & Altimeter
G-Meter, Turn-n-Bank, Tachometer, & Engine Instrument Cluster
Vacuum Suction Gauge
Instrument Lighting
4-Point Restraint Harnesses for both seats
Push-to-Talk Switches on both Control Sticks and both Throttle Handles
Crash Axe & Marine Survival Kit in the front cockpit
Survival Kit mounted behind rear seat
Fire Extinguisher
24-Volt Ground Power Receptacle
Comes with a Chipmunk ‘Description & Maintenance Manual’ and ‘Pilot Operating Instruction Manual’,
Always hangared by a meticulous owner.

Airframe

3,347 hours Total Time Since New!

Engines / Mods

Engine:
1059 hours since Major Overhaul
72 hours since Complete Top Overhaul of All Cylinders and Cylinder Head, including New Pistons & Rings
This engine has been very tight and dry of oil. It is not one of those heavy ‘oil weepers’.
Make: De Havilland /  Model: Gypsy Major 10 MK1-3A  /  Serial # DHC-113  /  145 Horsepower
 
Propeller:
905 hours since Prop Overhaul
Polished Prop and Spinner
Make: Fair Reed  /  Model:  A94103 A/11  /  Serial # FR40907

Interior / Exterior

Exterior:  (8)
Yellow base with Black & Red accents.
Authentic Royal Canadian Air Force military paint scheme with “RCAF 014” markings as well as military placarding and Canadian flag on the tail.
Always hangared. A few minor blemished here and there but in well above average condition.
Rated – 8.
 
Interior:  (8)
Black seat upholstery.
Military Green 4-Point Restraint Harnesses.
Sand/Beige paint on the metal surfaces of the cockpit interior.
Still equipped with many of the original cockpit switches and compass from its military history.
Rated – 8.

Remarks

Annual Inspection next due:  June 1, 2019
Aircraft was manufactured on May 22, 1951. Royal Canadian Air Force military trainer from May 1951 to August 1972.
All maintenance & journey logs since the aircraft was released the Canadian Royal Crown Assets in Ontario, Canada on August 2, 1972.
No known or documented damage history.

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