Chipmunks Around the World; A Royal Air Force Expeditionary Flight. Tony COWAN, Ced, HUGHES, Bill PURCHASE.

Chipmunks Around the World; A Royal Air Force Expeditionary Flight

Gloucestershire: Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, 1998. First edition. Oblong quarto, hardcover, 128 pp., illustrated. A near-fine copy in modestly worn dust-jacket. From the collection of aviation enthusiast John Fisher, who restored a a single-engine de Havilland Tiger Moth and flew her from England to Australia in 1996. Item #1518
ISBN: 1899808310

Limited edition of 1000 copies signed by the authors. In 1997, the Royal Air Force completed a circumnavigation of the northern hemisphere across Russia, North America and the North Atlantic. For this remarkable flight, which lasted 64 days and and covered over 16,000 miles across some of the world's most inhospitable areas, the RAF used the classic de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk.

Price (AUD): $200.00

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