what is this aeroplane?

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  1. ollieholmes

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    what is this small thing spotted on the flightline at old warden this year:
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    no that is not a model or anything like that. the avro tuto behind and the people gives some idea of scale.
     
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    Have a look through the net Ollie there's loads of light aircraft ID sites
     
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    I just did a google search for the registration number; it seems to be a Chilton DW.1/1
     
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    your correct it is a chilton dw 1 tirst reqistered in 1937 and now owned by a guy in coventry its powered by a 32 hp carden ford engine
     
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    32hp? How does it fly with that little power?
     
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    It's not a very big airplane.
     
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    32hp? How does it fly with that little power

    very very slowly
     
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    I should think so, I mean I know its small but it looks maybe 12-13 feet long at least :lol:
     
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    i dont think the wingspan is even that. 12ft at tops. if you do not believe it can fly i have pictures to prove it:
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