1943 Military Auster AOP MKIV Briish Taylorcraft United Kingdom
Auster AOP MkIV 35,000 GMP
British Talylorcraft Auster AOP Mk IV with a very interesting World War II front line active military service, assigned to C Flight 661 Squadron in July 1944 as an artillery spotter following the Normandy landings later being the first aircraft to enter Germany with C Flight at Cleeve, supporting the 2nd Canadian.
The aircraft was also notably flown by Cpt. J Sole to deliver Major Clark into Berlin in September 1945.
Airframe Hours: 1750hrs.
Engine: Lycoming O-290-D2; 250hrs (zero timed 2009)
Propeller: Hoffmann; 250hrs
Camouflage with CAA exemption from civil markings.
An outstanding example of a military service aircraft with front line history. In regular use and participated in 75 anniversary D Day Normandy landings this summer.
The aircraft has been fully restored and is immaculate.