listing placed 06 August 2022 United Kingdom
Chilton DW1a Monoplane
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New build completed 2016. Airframe and Walter Mikron IIIAS 65hp engine both TTSN 240 hrs. New Hercules propeller fitted recently TT 3hrs
Single seat taildragger racer from the 1930s. Take-off and landing possible in 250yds. Normal cruise 110kts with fuel burn 15 lph, fast cruise 120kts. Best rate of climb mean around 900fpm. Stall buffet 35kts, minimum IAS 30kts. Can be flown hands off briefly in stable conditions. Responsive, smooth and intuitive in the air; good landing and taxying characteristics with finger operated wheelbrakes. Imperceptible oil consumption. Trig TY97 8.33 radio. 2 spare cylinder heads, 1 spare magneto plus other assorted spares, full collection of build drawings, engine repair and overhaul manual, parts catalogue and radio manual engine and airframe logbooks and worksheets. Comprehensive, tailored maintenance schedule as developed over the years.
Excellent fun to fly and a rare airframe make this a joy to own. Selling to help finance the next project and of course TMT (too many toys). Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyjgJUqaNao
Permit due 3/9/22 will be renewed on sale.