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Taylorcraft Auster III * Retired *
4 aircraft loaned from KLU 27 September 1948. Serialled 1-31 to 1-34 (later 21-31 to 21-34). Used by 320 sqn for training/liaison duties. Last example retired 21 August 1956.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
1-31 577 R-4 27 Sept 1948 ex-RAF NJ957. later 21-31, wfu 5 Nov 1953, to PH-UFM, preserved
1-32 581 R-9 27 Sept 1948 ex-RAF NJ961. later 21-32, wfu 18 July 1953
1-33 546 R-13 23 Sept 1948 ex-RAF NJ916. later 21-33, wfu 21 Aug 1956, to PH-UFP
1-34 276 R-14 27 Sept 1948 ex-RAF MZ140. later 21-34, wfu 28 Jan 1953

References:

  • Dutch Military Aviation 1945-1978 by Paul A Jackson (1978)
  • 70 Jaar Marineluchtvaartdienst by N. Geldhof (1987)
  • Nederlandse Austers


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