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Aeronca Production

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Produced Variants

Aeronca 100 Similar 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 300 As the Aeronca 100 with slightly wider and longer cabin for improved comfort. Built as the Peterborough Ely 700.
Aeronca Glider One-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  To Aircraft Exchange and Mart, Feltham.
 AB.102  VH-UYZ  To Light Aeroplanes Pty Ltd, Brisbane.
 AB.103  VR-SAS  To Lyons Brothers, Singapore.
 AB.104  VH-UXU  To Aerial Transport Co Pty Ltd, Sydney.
 AB.105  VH-UXV  To Aerial Transport Co Pty Ltd, Sydney.
 AB.106  G-AESX  To Aircraft Exchange and Mart, Feltham.
 AB.107  ???  
 AB.108  G-AEUW  To Aircraft Exchange and Mart, Feltham.
 AB.109  G-AESP  To J.B. Patston.
 AB.110  G-AETG  To London Air Park Flying Club Ltd.
 AB.111  G-AEVR  To Peterborough Flying Club Ltd, via Aircraft Exchange and Mart, Feltham.
 AB.112  G-AETR  To London Air Park Flying Club Ltd.
 AB.113  G-AEXA  To Peterborough Flying Club Ltd, via Aircraft Exchange and Mart, Feltham.
 AB.114  G-AEVS  To Aircraft Exchange and Mart, Feltham.
 AB.115  G-AEVT  To London Air Park Flying Club Ltd, via Aircraft Exchange and Mart, Feltham.
 AB.116  G-AEWU  To London Air Park Flying Club Ltd.
 AB.117  G-AEWV  To London Air Park Flying Club Ltd.
 AB.118  G-AEWW  To Aircraft Exchange and Mart, Feltham.
 AB.119  G-AEWX  To Aircraft Exchange and Mart, Feltham.
 AB.121    Not Completed
 AB.122    Not Completed
 AB.123    Not Completed
 AB.124  G-AEXD  To London Air Park Flying Club Ltd.
 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  To Aeronautical Corporation of Great Britain, Peterborough.
Total Production   21
Total Not Completed   13



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   0



Aeronca Glider

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C/n
Initial Registration
Notes
 1 aircraft converted from an Aeronca C-2 by Major H.J. Parham following an engine mishap.
 100  G-ABHE  
Total Production   (1)




Production Summary

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All Aircraft By Type
Type
Built New
Conv.
Canc'd
Total
 Aeronca 100
21
 
9
30
 Aeronca 300
 
 
1
1
 Aeronca Glider
 
(1)
 
1
 
21
(1)
10
 


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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