|Manufacturer||Auster Aircraft Limited|
|Status||Two airworthy in UK in 2009|
|Primary user||Private pilot owners|
The Arrow was designed as a successor to the pre-war Taylorcraft Plus C monoplane. A development aircraft, a side-by-side two-seater first flew in 1946 powered by Lycoming O-145-B3 flat four air-cooled engined.
Import restrictions on the sale in the United Kingdom (UK) of American-built engines resulted in many of the 44 aircraft completed being exported, mainly to Australia and Belgium. In later life, examples were re-imported to the UK, where several examples remained active in 2011.
Specifications (J/2) G-BEAH
- Crew: 3
- Length: 25 ft 3 in (7.7 m)
- Wingspan: 36 ft 0 in (10.97 m)
- Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
- Wing area: 185 ft² (17.19 m²)
- Empty weight: 872 lb (396 kg)
- Max. takeoff weight: 1,450 lb (659 kg)
- Powerplant: 1 × Continental C-85-12 piston engine, 85 hp (68 kw)
- Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era
- Related lists
- Jackson, A.J. (1974). British Civil Aircraft since 1919 Volume 1. London: Putnam. ISBN 0-370-10006-9.
- Mike Preston and Mick Ames, 2002, "Austers", International Auster Club Heritage Group Publication, ISBN 0-9543889-0-9
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