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Taylorcraft Model G Auster AOP.IV

Produced Variants

 AOP.IV     Model F with completely redesigned cockpit and glazing. 130 h.p. Lycoming O-290-3 powerplant.
 Auster 4     Auster IV converted for civilian use.



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Auster AOP.IV

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Aircraft Delivered As Military

Serial Range

C/n

Batch Qty

Conv.

Canc'd

Notes

 254 aircraft, originally ordered as Auster IIs from Taylorcraft Aeroplanes, Rearsby, to contract Acft/1995, delivered as Auster AOP.IVs between March and May 1944. See Auster III note 2.
 MS934 - MS981 687, 800-15, 817, 819-835, 837-840, 841-843, 48   
  845, 847, 850-853, 857(1)    
 MT100 - MT145 836, 840, 846, 849, 855-856, 859-868, 870-875, 46   
  877-882, 885-890, 892-898, 903-905(1)    
 MT158 - MT199 732-739, 742-745, 749, 752, 754, 756-757, 759, 42   
  762, 848, 869, 883-884, 891, 899-902, 906-920(1)    
 MT213 - MT256 740-741, 748, 750-751, 753, 755, 758, 760-761, 44   
  763-775, 777, 779-790, 792, 794-795, 797,    
  799, 920(1)    
 MT269 - MT314 777,791,793,796,798, 854, 876, 922-956, 959, 46   
  962, 964-965(1)    
 MT328 - MT355 775, 957, 959-960, 963, 966-986, 988-989, 991(1) 28   
 1 aircraft converted from Auster III.
 MT454 534  (1)  
 

Total Production 

 254

 (1)

 0

 



Auster 4

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Aircraft Converted From Military Auster IV

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 737 G-ANHS Ex MT197
 756 G-AMLU Ex MT193
 792 G-AJXY Ex MT243
 799 G-ANHU Ex MT255
 819 G-ALNU Ex MS952 
 835 G-ALYG Ex MS968 
 846 G-ANHM Ex MT137
 847 G-AJYB Ex MS974; to J/1N Alpha
 849 G-ALYH Ex MT107
 865 G-ALVV Ex MT143
 875 G-AJXX Ex MT104
 881 G-ANGX Ex MT108
 891 G-AKYT Ex MT165
 900 G-ANHN Ex MT163
 902 G-ANHL Ex MT133
 906 G-ANHP Ex MT170
 918 G-ALJE Ex MT186
 945 I-ALLO Ex MT295
 954 I-OPEZ Ex MT306
 972 I-TONE Ex MT341
 976 G-AMJV Ex MT340

Total Conversions   (21)


In addition, 27 Auster AOP. IV aircraft were converted to Auster 5 and two to Auster 5D


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All Aircraft By Type

Type

Original Build

Conv.

 AOP.IV 

254

(1)

 Auster 4 

(21)

254

(22)

Notes
  1. C/n's given are for the whole serial batch and do NOT follow in order of serial numbers.

Production References
  1. British Civil Aircraft Since 1919, Vol 1, A.J. Jackson (Putnam, 1973)
  2. RAF Aircraft Register Series, Various Volumes (Air-Britain Publications)
  3. Auster Quarterly (Issues 1 to 6)
  4. http://austerhg.org
  5. http://www.caa.co.uk
  6. Air Enthusiast Quarterly 121

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