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Type sheet: austr

Auster AOP Mk 9
Artillery target reconnaisance aircraft, United Kingdom, 1954

[Technical Data] [Expo/Images] - [ Auster] [ General Aviation 1946-1974] [ Reconnaissance 1946-1974]

Description:

Auster was founded by the american Taylorcraft Avtn.
The Auster family of light airplanes was designed to
fit military needs, namely a slow reconnaisance air-
craft for target assignment, similar to the Cessna
Bird Dog's role in Viet Nam.

 

Sizes and weights

Total Length :

23.720 ft

7.230 m

 

Greatest height :

8.924 ft

2.720 m

 

Wingspan :

36.417 ft

11.100 m

 

Max take off weight :

2330.7 lbs

1057.0 kg

 

Performance data

Max. speed :

110 kts

204 km/h

 

Service ceiling :

19521 ft

5950 m

 

Range :

211 nm

390 km

 

Propulsion

Kind :

KRei

 

Type :

Blackburn Bombardier 203

 

Power rating (max.) :

171 hp

173 ps

 

Count :

1

1

 

Total power rating (max.) :

171 hp

173 ps

 

Other

Crew :

0

0

 

 

1+2

 

       

 

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