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"British Teylorkraft" "Oster» IV. Photo. Characteristics.
"British Teylorkraft" "Oster» IV. Photo. Characteristics.

"British Teylorkraft" "Oster» IV. Photo. Characteristics.


United Kingdom

A type: single-engine connected / reconnaissance aircraft vysokoplan

Crew: the pilot and the observer or the passenger sitting next to

The company "Teylorkraft» (Taylorcraft) was founded in the US in 1936 year to produce light aircraft for private use. With his aircraft models B, C and D, the company has achieved such success that in 1938, the UK created a subsidiary for the construction of these aircraft under license. Bracing vysokoplan company "Teylorkraft" in-line arrangement of the crew by September 1939 has been built in the UK only 32 copies. Twenty of them (plus the modification C and D, which were built in the UK aircraft model C), were requisitioned at the service of the Royal Air Force after the war for reconnaissance and communications.

The aircraft has been so successful that it has ordered 100 machines. When they entered service in August 1942 years, it was given the designation Auster I. Aircraft for the Royal Air Force have been slightly modified compared with the civil. In order to improve takeoff and landing performance, particularly when used on short runways slotted flaps were installed. more 1600 aircraft "Oster» (Auster) was lostavleno Until the end of the war, including the proven most successful modification Mk V. Only this modification about 800 aircraft was built. At the apogee of its aircraft "Oster" success squadrons were equipped with 19 Second Tactical Air Force (2nd Tactical Air Force) and the Air Force Desert (Desert Air Force).

Basic data


  • Length: 6,83 m
  • Wingspan: 10,97 m
  • Height: 2,44 m


The weight:

  • BLANK: 499 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 839 kg


Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 209 km / h
  • Range: 402 km


Power point: (By modifying "Oster» I), "Gypsy Majora» I "Siree Minor» I of "Black Bern» (Blackburn)company "De Havilland" (in the modification "Oster» III), 0-290 of "Lycoming" (in the modification "Oster» II, IV and V) Power: 90 l. from. (67 kW), the engine 'Minor Siree »I, 130 l. from. (97 kW) engines in "Gypsy Majora» I and "Lycoming» 0-290

Date of first flight:

  • May 1942 years (Plane "Oster» I)


The surviving airworthy modifications:

  • "Oster» III / IV / V


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