Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate

Taylorcraft Auster
Technical Information

Built by Taylorcraft Aeroplanes Limited in the United Kingdom. In the Pacific, used by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Fleet Air Arm (FAA). The Auster was used for liaison and observation and supply or evacuation during the Pacific War. Capable of taking off with a 91' / 28m runway, including improvised or rough runways.

Technical Details
Crew  3 (pilot, observer, passenger)
Engine  1 × Lycoming O-290-3 flat-four piston, 130 hp (97 kW)
Span  36' / 10.97m
Length  22' 5" / 6.83m
Height  8' / 2.44m
Maximum Speed 129.8 mph /  209 kmh
Range  250 miles / 402 km
Armament  none

  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram