Header.JPG

Taylorcraft Model Plus D and Auster I

Produced Variants

Model Plus D Model Plus C with 90 h.p. Blackburn Cirrus Minor 1 powerplant.
Model Plus D/1 Auster I Military version of Model Plus D.



Plus D

Production List TopPage Top 

Delivered As Military

Serial

C/n

Notes

 1 aircraft ordered from Taylorcraft Aeroplanes, Rearsby, to contract 38627/39.
 T9120 110 Built from spare model C airframe. Post war to G-AHAF

Total Production  1

 

Aircraft Delivered As Civil

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 7 aircraft built by Taylorcraft Aeroplanes, Rearsby. Built between August 1939 and mid 1941.
 124 G-AFWN To prototype J/1 Autocrat.
 125 G-AFWO Impressed as X7534 under contract B.103819/40.
 Restored to G-AFWO on 13 December 1946. Converted to J/4S.
 126 G-AFZH Loaned to School of Army Co-operation as W5740 under contract B.72507/40 August 1940.
 Restored to Register as G-AHEI on 5 March 1946
 127 G-AFZI Loaned to School of Army Co-operation as W5741 under contract B.72507/40 August 1940.
 Restored to G-AFZI on 29 January 1946
 128 G-AFZJ 
 129 (G-AFZK) Not completed, reduced to spares.
 130 (G-AFZL) Not completed, reduced to spares.
 131 G-AGBF Impressed as X7533 under contract B.103819/40 August 1940
 132 G-AGDB 

Total Production  7

Total Cancellations  2


Aircraft Converted From Model C/2

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 106 G-AHLJ Ex HH987
 109 G-AHBO Ex HH987
 114 G-AHAE Ex HH987

Total Conversions   (3)



Auster I

Production List Top 

Page Top  

          Aircraft Delivered As Military

Serial Range

C/n

Batch Qty

Conv.

Canc'd

Notes

 100 aircraft ordered from Taylorcraft Aeroplanes, Rearsby to contract Acft/1995. See Auster III note 2.
 LB263 - LB276 133-146 14   LB267, c/n 137 was a rebuild of c/n 132.
 LB277 - LB299 148-165 18   
 LB311 - LB352 165A 1   
 LB365 - LB385 166-169 4   
 LB311 - LB352 170-211 42   
 LB365 - LB385 212-232 21   See note 1

Total Production

100

 

0




Plus D

Production List TopPage Top 

Civil Conversion From Auster I

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 110 G-AHAF Ex T9120 193 G-AHUA Ex LB334 
 134 G-AIXA Ex LB264 194 G-AHSE Ex LB335 (not converted)
 136 G-AHHC Ex LB266 196 G-AIIU Ex LB337 
 146 G-AHVP Ex LB276 199 G-AHAH Ex LB340 
 150 G-AHUH Ex LB279 200 G-AHNG Ex LB341
 153 G-AHUG Ex LB282 201 G-AHVS Ex LB342
 154 G-AHAD Ex LB283  202 G-AHAI Ex LB343
 156 G-AHHB Ex LB285 203 EI-ACJ Ex LB344
 157 G-AHUM Ex LB286 204 G-AHGY Ex LB345
 159 G-AHCI Ex LB288 206 G-AHCG Ex LB347
 160 G-AHHA Ex LB289 208 G-AHNZ Ex LB349
 162 G-AHGX Ex LB291 211 G-AHCR Ex LB352 - see note 2
 164 G-AHCH Ex LB293 213 G-AHSK Ex LB366
 165 G-AHWJ Ex LB294 214 G-AHGZ Ex LB367
 166 G-AHWI Ex LB296 216 G-AHHY Ex LB369
 170 G-AHVR Ex LB311 217 G-AHSG Ex LB370
 171 G-AHXE Ex LB312 218 OO-ABI Ex LB371
 172 G-AHSJ Ex LB313 220 G-AHWK Ex LB373
 173 G-AHHX Ex LB314 221 G-AHAJ Ex LB374
 174 G-AHSB Ex LB316 222 G-AHGW Ex LB375
 176 HB-EUL Ex LB317 223 G-AIRE Ex LB376
 177 G-AHAK Ex LB318 224 G-AHSF Ex LB377
 178 G-AGZN Ex LB319 225 G-AIXB Ex LB378
 180 G-AHKN Ex LB321 226 EI-ACN Ex LB379
 181 G-AHXG Ex LB322 227 OO-YES Ex LB380
 182 G-AHSD Ex LB323 228 G-AHKO Ex LB381
 184 G-AHXF Ex LB325 229 G-AHHZ Ex LB382
 189 G-AHSL Ex LB330  230 G-AHWD Ex LB383
 192 G-AHSC Ex LB333  232 OO-JAQ Ex LB384
 

Total Conversions  (57)

Total (Not Converted)  (1)



Production Summary Page Top
All Aircraft By Type

Type

Original Build

Conv.

Canc'd

 Model Plus D 

(60)

2

 Auster I 

100

108

(60)

2

Notes
  1. LB380 has often been misidentified as LB310 due to a clerical error - see Auster Quarterly issue 4.
  2. G-AHCR was converted to a Gould-Taylorcraft Plus D Special with a Continental C90-14F powerplant.

Production References
  1. RAF Aircraft Register Series, Various Volumes (Air-Britain Publications)
  2. Auster Quarterly (Issues 1 to 6)
  3. British Civil Aircraft Since 1919, Vol 1, A.J. Jackson (Putnam, 1973)
  4. http://austerhg.org
  5. http://www.caa.co.uk
  6. Air Enthusiast Quarterly 121
  7. Correspondence on Air Britain Information Exchange (AB-IX) forum, October 30, 2009. (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ab-ix/)

top

V1.3.0 Created by Roger Moss. Last updated February 2017