Aircraft Photo of A11-18 | Taylorcraft E Auster Mk3 | Australia - Air Force | #485718
Registration / Serial:A11-18
Aircraft Original Type:Taylorcraft Plus D
Aircraft Generic Type:Taylorcraft D/E/F/G/J Auster Mk1/2/3/4/5
Aircraft Version:Taylorcraft E Auster Mk3
C/n (msn):644
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
City / Airport:Balikpapan - Sultan Aji Muhammad SulaimanMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: WALL   IATA: BPN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:3 July 1945 to 1 October 1945
Photo from:Peter de Jong Collection
Photo ID: 485718
Photo Comment

After amphibious landing at Balikpapan, Dutch Borneo, DUKW vehicles carried Austers of 16 AOP Flight to Sepinggan airfield on 3 July 1945. A11-18 was delivered to RAF as NJ810 in October 1943. Sold to Australia and shipped to Sydney late in 1944. Sold as VH-GAE in 1947. To VH-DAE. Lost without trace on 4 October 1950 on a flight from Coff's Harbour, NSW, to Newcastle, NSW.

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