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Central flying school in the 1950ís

Old 23rd Jun 2019, 17:00
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Central flying school in the 1950ís

Long shot here, but does anyone remember flying Chipmunk G AMUF ? I have a feeling looking at sequential registrations of other chipmunks delivered directly to the CFS in 1952 that they would have been in the silver livery with the red flying school emblem in the cowling ? Even longer shot - does anyone have a photo ?

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Originally Posted by Charlesschrager View Post
Long shot here, but does anyone remember flying Chipmunk G AMUF ? I have a feeling looking at sequential registrations of other chipmunks delivered directly to the CFS in 1952 that they would have been in the silver livery with the red flying school emblem in the cowling ? Even longer shot - does anyone have a photo ?

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G-AMUF is a Chipmunk Mk 21, as such it never flew with the RAF as it was always civil registered. Here is a link to her early registration history https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.w...r/G-AMUF-1.pdf

This is what she would have looked like when she was training in the 50s with the College of Air Training at Hamble.



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The Mk.21 was built "from the ground up" as a civil aircraft.
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Thanks very much
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Originally Posted by Charlesschrager
Long shot here, but does anyone remember flying Chipmunk G AMUF?
I do! I flew it twice in 1977. Once in August and once in September.
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Shuttleworth - UF and David Ogilvie. Being flown by my brother(who owned UF at the time)

I do... I converted to G-AMUF myself in the early eighties

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