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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United Kingdom, Taylorcraft Auster

Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United Kingdom, 

Taylorcraft Auster

The aim of this website is to locate, identify and document Warplanes from the Second World War preserved in the United Kingdom.  Many contributors have assisted in the hunt for these aircraft to provide and update the data on this website.  Photos are by the author unless otherwise credited.  Any errors found here are by the author, and any additions, corrections or amendments to this list of Warplane Survivors of the Second World War in the United Kingdom would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at hskaarup@rogers.com. 

Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the UK, including captured German and Japanese warplanes, are listed on separate pages on this web site.

Data current to 31 Dec 2018.

Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United Kingdom by aircraft type, serial number, registration number and location:

 (RAF Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster Mk. III (Serial No. LB319)

Taylorcraft Auster Mk. IV (Serial No. MS968), Boscombe Down Aviation Collection, Wiltshire.

Taylorcraft Auster Mk. V fuselage (Serial No. RT520), Boscombe Down Aviation Collection, Wiltshire.

 (Alec Wilson Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.5 (Serial No. RT486), Reg. No. G-AJGJ, Old Sarum, Wiltshire.

 (Alec Wilson Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.5 (Serial No. unknown), Reg. No. G-JIU, Netherthorpe, Nottinghamshire.

 (Happy Days Photo)

 (Alec Wilson Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.5 (Serial No. TJ569), Reg. No. G-AKOW, Museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop, Hampshire.

 (Alec Wilson Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.5 (Serial No. TJ534), Reg. No. G-AKSY, Sywell.

 (Adrian Pingstone Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.5 (Serial No. TW511), Reg. No. G-APAF, Air Observation Post aircraft built in 1957, Keevil Airfield, Wiltshire.

 (Mike Burdett Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.5 (Serial No. A11-301), RAN colours, Reg. No. G-ARKG, Sywell.

 (wiltshirespotter Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.5 (Serial No. VX113), Reg. No. G-ARNO, Wiltshire.

 (aeroprints.com Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.5 (Serial No. NJ728), Reg. No. G-AIKE, 

 (Anthony Noble Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.5 (Serial No. unknown), Reg. No. G-ALFA.

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.5 (Serial No. TW467), Reg. No. G-ANIE, Fenland. 

 (Happy Days Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.6 (Serial No. WJ358), Museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop, Hampshire.

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.9 (Serial No. WZ711), Boscombe Down Aviation Collection, Wiltshire.

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.9 (Serial No. WZ706), ex-AAC, Reg. No. G-BURR, "Romeo-Romeo", three-seat version with passenger facing the rear, hydraulic undercarriage,  struts and ailerons that droop when the flaps are lowered.  (Built in 1957, the last of this particular Auster family).  Peter Gill, Spanhoe, Northamptonshire.

 (Happy Days Photos)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.9 (Serial No. WZ721), Museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop, Hampshire.

 (IWM Photo CH 6114)

Taylorcraft Auster AOP, Taylorcraft Plus C/2, (Serial No. HH982), of No. 651 (AOP) Squadron RAF, about to depart on a training flight from Old Sarum, Hampshire.  Formerly a civilian machine (registration G-AFVA), impressed in August 1941, HH982, went on to serve with Nos. 653 and 654 (AOP) Squadrons RAF, and with No. 2 Group Communications Flight, before being restored to the civilian register as G-AHAE in December 1945.

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.9 (Serial No. XR271), Firepower, Royal Artillery Museum, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich.

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.9 (Serial No. XP280), Snibston Discovery Park, Coalville, Leicestershire.

Taylorcraft Auster AOP.9 (Serial No. XP281), Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire.

Taylorcraft AusterAOP.9 (Serial No. XK418), Second World War Aircraft Preservation Society, Crowthorne, Berkshire.

 (RuthAS Photo)

 (ozz13x Photo)

 (Carlos Menendez San Juan Photo)

Taylorcraft Auster T.7 (Serial No. WE600), flown by the British Antarctic Survey, Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire.