• Guillows deHaviland  DHC-1 Chipmunk Balsa Kit
  • Guillows deHaviland  DHC-1 Chipmunk Balsa Kit


Guillows deHaviland DHC-1 Chipmunk Balsa Kit


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Successor to the world famous Tiger Moth biplane, the Chipmunk was the first original design by deHaviland Canada and was built in quantity in Canada and in Great Britain for R.A.F. Primarily used as a basic trainer to provide air cadets with elementary flying instructions prior to going onto jet aircraft training. The parent Canadian company produced a total of 218 DHC-1’s of which remain in service with the R.C.A.F. One thousand fourteen were built by deHaviland in the U.K. including both military and civilian versions. As a civilian aircraft, the Chipmunk is often seen an aerobatics competition.

Designed to be built as a magnificent static display model, a flying rubber band powered model, a gas powered model or an electric powered model. All the parts are included for a rubber band powered model but further parts are needed to make this model gas or electric powered. Instructions on how to do this are included.

  • Scale: 1:24
  • Wingspan: 17"

Accurate scale plan and illustrated step-by-step model building booklet, light vacuum formed parts such as nose cowl, bubble canopy and small external details, genuine decal set, scale plastic main wheels, rubber band motor, plastic propeller, plastic thrust bearing, wire propeller shaft, covering tissue, razor sharp die-cut balsa parts and generous quantity of strip stock.


  • Balsa cement
  • Craft knife
  • Model pins
  • Shrinking dope (for sealing tissue covering)
  • Brush for applying dope

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