Aeroplane Heaven de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk

for Microsoft Flight Simulator
This purchase will earn you 14 Orbs!

Designed by Wsiewołod Jakimiuk, the chief designer/engineer at de Havilland Aircraft of Canada, the DHC-1 was developed to replace the legendary but ageing DH Tiger Moth as a principal military air force two-seat trainer. The prototype first flew on 22 May 1946 and the design remained largely unchanged right through to its withdrawal from general service as late as 1996.

A "bubble" canopy version, DHC-1B-2-S3 (Chipmunk T.2), was developed for use by the Royal Canadian Air Force as fighters such as the P51d Mustang and North American Sabre jets of the period were employing such canopies.

The most common variant, the one depicted in our simulation was the British-built T.10. This version is the one most commonly recalled by ATC pilots of the day and is still in service with many private owners and aero clubs around the world.

A total of 1,284 Chipmunks were built over the life of the type.

Innovative features

  • All new hi-fidelity models with superb detail
  • Beautifully crafted exterior and interior models built over contemporary detailed plans and drawings
  • Authentic cockpit detail includes many bespoke animations and effects.
  • Full PBR materials and textures include realistic "pillowing" of metal surfaces.
  • Separately modelled military pilots selected automatically via camera views in cockpit.
  • Removable pilots based on the weights window
  • Switchable navigation instruments work with period style radios
  • Highly accurate flight dynamics and performance based on real flight tests.
  • Specially authored WWise Hi-Fidelity sound package.
  • Unique code to "iron" out poor simulator tail-dragger performance.
  • Choice of T10 long canopy or Bubble canopy models.


The package includes a variety of colourful liveries depicting real-world Chipmunks.

  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
  • Standard RAF trainer
  • Manchester University Air Cadet Squadron
  • Irish Air Corps
  • Prototype (tribute scheme)
  • RCAF (Long canopy)
  • RCAF (Bubble canopy)
  • British Army
  • Civilian Bubble canopy (fictional)
  • Royal Navy Trainer
  • Danish Air Force Trainer
  • RAF "Skylarks" Aerobatic Team
  • Victorian Aero Club Trainer (Restored Queensland Air Museum)
  • Plain texture (paintkit)
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User Guide



You will need Orbx Central to download and install this product. Orbx Central runs on Windows 7+, macOS and Linux. An internet connection is also required.

The download size of this product is 1.39 GB. It uses 8.10 GB when installed.

Supported Simulators

This product is compatible with the following simulators:

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator

Supported Operating Systems

This product is compatible with the following operating systems:

  • Windows