DHC-1 Chipmunk, F-AZEU
One of the lowest time Chip in the world!
Ex Portuguese Air Force, BUT built in UK.
2 hours since top overhaul (many new parts from Deltair).
Airframe total time: 3720 hours
Engine total time: 974 hours
Engine total time since top overhaul: 1 hr
Offmann propeller prop time since new: 36 hours
Radio and transponder : KY76A and KY96A
Left the De Havilland factory of Broughton (Chester, GB) : C/N : C1-0299, Fuselage number DHB.f.224
Initial markings : G-5-13″.
Joined the Portuguese Air Force, under number 1307.
Exchanged as part of a contract for the sae of TB30 Epsilon aircraft to the Portuguese Air Force.
On to the French registry as F-AZEU. Owner : ASSOCIATION FORTERESSE TOUJOURS VOLANTE”, B-17 operator.
1991 to 2017
3 private owners, or groups.
2009 to 2013
Major rebuild with full dismantlement of wings, under carriage, AIR LEGEND new joints, new covering, engine deep maintenance, etc (full work report available).
Arrival in Saint André de l’Eure,
Only two registered pilots.
Thorough top overhaul with piston ring mod as per AD and many new engine parts.