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Auster B8 Agricola

Produced Variants

B8 AgricolaProduction version. 240 h.p. Continental 0-470-B powerplant.
B8A AgricolaDeveloped version with 295 h.p. powerplant. Construction commenced but not completed.



B8 Agricola

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Aircraft Built New

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 15 aircraft built by Auster Aeroplanes, Rearsby, between 1955 and 1956. Only 8 completed
 B.101 ZK-BMI Regn. G-ANYG never used.
 B.102 ZK-BMJ 
 B.103 ZK-BMK 
 B.104 ZK-BML 
 B.105 ZK-BMM 
 B.106 ZK-BMN 
 B.107 G-APFZ  Regn. ZK-BMO alloted but never used. See  also B.118
 B.108 (ZK-BMP) NTU - became  B.117
 B.109 (ZK-BMQ) stored incomplete
 B.110 (ZK-BMS) stored incomplete
 B.111 (ZK-BMT) not completed
 B.112 (ZK-BMU) not completed
 B.113 (ZK-BMV) not completed
 B.114 (ZK-BMW) not completed
 B.115 (ZK-BMX) not completed

Aircraft Rebuilt

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 B.105

 ZK-CCU

 Rebuilt from the fuselage of ZK-BMM with parts from c/ns B.103, B.104 and B.118

 B.117

 VP-GAZ

 C/n  B.108 rebuilt

 B.118

 G-APFZ

 C/n  B.107 rebuilt; to NZ as ZK-CCV.

 AIRP-860

 ZK-BXO

 Built from crashed remains of B.106

 AF-001R

 ZK-DEU

 Built from spares/crashed airframes

 

Total Production (New Built)  8

  Total Rebuilds  (4)

Total Not Completed  7

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 1 aircraft built by Auster Aeroplanes, Rearsby. Not completed.
 B.116  Not completed

Total Production (Not Completed)  1




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All Aircraft By Type

Type

Original Build

Rebuilt

Not Built

 B8 Agricola

8

7

 B8A Agricola

1

8

8

Production References
  1. British Civil Aircraft Since 1919, Vol 1, A.J. Jackson (Putnam, 1973)
  2. The Complete Civil Register of New Zealand, Air Britain Archive, Various Issues (Air-Britain Publications)
  3. Additional information thanks to Murray E. Kirkus

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Revised at Version 1.2.0
  • Added rebuild of c/n B.105

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