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488 pages with over 500 B&W and 125 colour photos and a forward by DHC test pilot George Neal.

This definitive work on what many describe as ‘the finest handling propeller driven aircraft ever produced’ will be a welcome addition to any aviation enthusiasts collection.

ISBN 978-0-9812544-0-1
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Book Reviews and Testimonials

“I was privileged to have played a part in the early development flying of the prototype Chipmunk, demonstrating, and now owning one, so I share Hugh’s love for this aircraft and its history. Reading this story brings back many pleasant memories of both the aeroplane and the men I worked with to make this dream come true. Well done Hugh!”
George Neal, Chief Test Pilot DHC (Ret’d)

“There have been many good books about many types of aircraft, but this is without any question one of the most comprehensive and thoroughly researched monographs ever to grace the shelves of the aviation enthusiast. It provides a wealth of historical information for the serious student, a level of data that is sufficient to satisfy the most ardent rivet-counter, and enough pictorial evidence to keep us modellers happily employed for the rest of our lives.”
Air Vice Marshall Brian Huxley CB CBE RAF (Ret’d)

“Wow! Clearly the definitive treatise on the Chipmunk, chock full of photos never published before and with prose engagingly novel-like. A treasure for ‘Chipmunkers’ like me, and surely for any ‘true-blue’ aviation enthusiast. The authors captured a wealth of fascinating facts, and in the telling, the endearing but mischievous personality of this remarkable aircraft!”
Bob Fassold, Major General, Canadian Forces (Ret’d),
President and Chief Pilot of the Classic Aircraft Company, providing pilot training and passenger flights in an ex-RCAF Chipmunk.


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