Aircraft Photo of VH-ATS / TW371 | Taylorcraft J Auster Mk5 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #45374
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-ATS
Alternate Serial:TW371
Aircraft Original Type:Taylorcraft Plus D
Aircraft Generic Type:Taylorcraft D/E/F/G/J Auster Mk1/2/3/4/5
Aircraft Version:Taylorcraft J Auster Mk5
C/n (msn):1736
Operator Painted:UK - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:WentworthMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: YWTO   Other: -
 
Photo Date:13 October 2007
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 45374
Photo Comment

Originally built as an Auster Mk V for the RAF, serial TW371. Shipped to Arkonam, India, then post-war to Iwakuni, Japan. Imported to Australia 1952 and civilianised as an Auster 5, registered VH-AZV. Withdrawn from use in 1972, however had not flown since 1967. Restored by Dave Friday and Ron Molloy and re-registered as VH-ATS on 16 October 2000. First post-restoraton flight 2007.

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