Aeroplane Monthly 1993-03
J.Moss - Air Op Austers: eyes for the Army (3)
A fine study of Auster AOP III NJ747 making an uncharacteristic leap off the ground during a demonstration at Rearsby in September 1943.
The Auster III was powered by a 130 h.p. D.H. Gipsy Major engine and had split trailing-edge flaps to give better short field performance.
An Auster III on a beach at Akyab, Burma in January 1945.
An Auster III is guided on to a beach at Akyab, Burma.
Auster III NJ747 demonstrating its manoeuvrability at Rearsby in September 1943.