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de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk

DESIGN PHILOSOPHY:     Primary trainer, metal construction

PROPULSION:

Engine:

Gipsy Major 1C (reciprocating)

Brake Horsepower:

140

Propeller:

Fixed Pitch, Wood or Metal

EXTERNAL DIMENSIONS:

Wing Span

34 ft 4 in

Length Overall

25 ft 5 in

Height Overall

7 ft 0 in

Tailplane Span

11 ft 11 in

Wheel Track

8 ft 11 in

Wheel Base

17 ft 2 in

Wing Area

172.5 sq ft

Aileron Area

13.9 sq ft

Flap Area

22.0 sq ft

Fin Area

5.9 sq ft

Rudder Area (Incl. tab)

6.8 sq ft

Tailplane Area

17.0 sq ft

Elevator Area (Incl. tab)

15.2 sq ft

WEIGHTS:

Empty Weight

1,184 lb

Fuel

180 lb

Oil

23 lb

Crew

380 lb

Misc.

163 lb

Max Takeoff

1,930 lb

Wing Loading

11.2 lb/sq ft

Power Loading

13.8 lb/bhp

PERFORMANCE:

Maximum Speed at Sea Level

140 mph

Maximum Permissible Dive Speed

200 mph

Normal Cruise Speed at 5,000 ft

122 mph

Climb Speed

80 mph

Glide Speed

70 mph

Rate of Climb at Sea Level

900 ft/min

Service Ceiling

17,200 ft

Takeoff Distance to 50 ft

870 ft

Landing Run

930 ft

Maximum Range

485 miles

RECOMMENDED AEROBATIC SPEEDS:

Slow Roll

130 mph

Loop

140 mph

Roll Off the Top of a Loop

150 mph

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