Built by Taylorcraft Aeroplanes Limited in the United Kingdom. In the Pacific, used by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Fleet Air Arm. The Auster was used for liaison and observation and supply or evacuation during the Pacific War. Capable of taking off with a 91' / 28m runway, including improvised or rough runways.
Crew 3 (pilot, observer, passenger)
Engine 1 × Lycoming O-290-3 flat-four piston, 130 hp (97 kW)
Span 36' / 10.97m
Length 22' 5" / 6.83m
Height 8' / 2.44m
Maximum Speed 129.8 mph / 209 kmh
Range 250 miles / 402 km