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CHIPMUNK/WB750



Serial #: WB750
Construction #: C1-0198
Civil Registration:
  G-BDEK
  N65217
  N545PU
  Model(s):
  Chipmunk T.10
  Mk. 22
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2006

History:
Delivered to RAF as WB750, 1950-1975.
- Awaiting collection at the Broughton (Chester) factory, Nov. 9, 1950.
- 14 RFS Hamble,Hampshire (coded '18'), Nov. 15, 1950.
- 3 RFS Cardiff (Pengham Moor), Wales, June 15, 1951.
- No 10 Maintenance Unit(MU), Hullavington, July 23, 1953.
- H.Q.Tech Training Command, Wyton (coded 'S-D'), May 5, 1955.
- RAF Debden (Technical College), May 9, 1958.
- No 27 MU Shawbury for storage, March 24, 1960.
- Cambridge UAS, Feb. 14, 1961.
- Category 3 accident, Jan. 10, 1966.
- returned to Cambridge UAS (coded 'D'), May 27, 1966.
- To No.5 MU Kemble - non effective stock to be prepared for auction, April, 8, 1975.
MDN Fisher of F & H Aircraft, June 24, 1975.
- Registration G-BDEK reserved, June 17, 1975.
- Cancelled as sold to USA, July 2, 1975.
Rust Airstrip, July 2, 1975.
- From Booker to Heathrow in components for flight to USA aboard Seaboard 747F, July 10, 1975.
Bobbie.J.Chapin, Oct. 1975
Registered as N65217.
Noted as airworthy from this date in FAA Records, May 11, 1978.
Purdue University, West LaFayette, IN, June 5, 1989-2006.
- Registered as N545PU.



Source(s):
Federal Aviation Administration, www.faa.gov, 2007.
Todd Brewer, Purdue University/ Rod Brown, www.chipmunkflyer.co.uk
Photo Source(s):
Todd Brewer & Purdue University

Research Assistance:

Todd Brewer

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