de Havilland Canada Chipmunk WG486 at RAF Coningsby
One of two Chipmunks with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, they are used to train pilots in handling vintage aircraft.
WG486 was built in 1951. Although primarily a trainer, it was used for reconnaissance patrols in Cyprus and between 1987 and the fall of the Berlin Wall 2 years later, WG 486 undertook low level photo recon operations over Warsaw Pact territory from RAF Gatow in West Berlin.
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