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Aeronca Production

Produced Types
 Aeronca 100Similar to the American Aeronca C-3 with British specification materials and balanced fabric covered controls. 40 h.p. Aeronca-J.A.P. J-99 powerplant.
 Aeronca 300As the Aeronca 100 with slightly wider and longer cabin for improved comfort. Built as the Peterborough Ely 700
 Aeronca GliderOne-off converted from an Aeronca C-2 by H.J. Farham following an engine mishap.


Production List


Aeronca 100

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C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 21 aircraft built by the Aeronautical Corporation of Great Britain, Peterborough. A further 9 c/ns allocated but not built.
 Another 4 c/ns were eventually allocated to Peterborough Ely 700s.
 AB.101 G-AENW 
 AB.102 VH-UYZ 
 AB.103 VR-SAS 
 AB.104 VH-UXU 
 AB.105 VH-UXV 
 AB.106 G-AESX 
 AB.107 ??? 
 AB.108 G-AEUW 
 AB.109 G-AESP 
 AB.110 G-AETG 
 AB.111 G-AEVR 
 AB.112 G-AETR 
 AB.113 G-AEXA 
 AB.114 G-AEVS 
 AB.115 G-AEVT 
 AB.116 G-AEWU 
 AB.117 G-AEWV 
 AB.118 G-AEWW 
 AB.119 G-AEWX 
 AB.121  Not Completed
 AB.122  Not Completed
 AB.123  Not Completed
 AB.124 G-AEXD 
 AB.125  Not Completed
 AB.126  Not Completed
 AB.127  Not Completed
 AB.128  Not Completed
 AB.129  Not Completed
 AB.129  Not Completed
 AB.130  See Peterborough Ely
 AB.131  See Peterborough Ely
 AB.132  See Peterborough Ely
 AB.133  See Peterborough Ely
 AB.134 G-AEXB 

Total Production   21

Total Not Completed   9




Aeronca 300

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C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 1 aircraft originally designated Aeronca 300, this eventually appeared as the prototype Peterborough Ely 700.
 120 G-AEVE 

Total Production   1




Aeronca Glider

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C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 1 aircraft converted from an Aeronca C-2 by H.J. Farham following an engine mishap.
 100 G-ABNE 

Total Production   (1)




Notes
  1. C/ns 101, 106, 108-119, 124 were earmarked for impressment under Contract no. R.946862/40, but rejected as unsuitable.

Production References
  1. British Civil Aircraft Since 1919, Vol 1, A.J. Jackson (Putnam, 1973)
  2. Impressments Review - Air Britain Digest, various issues
  3. Impressments Logs, Peter W. Moss (Air Britain Publications, 1962-66)

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