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Registration: G-AMZV

Construction Number: 3065

Model Auster J/5G Autocar

Operator: Private

Airport: Unknown, UK - England

Photographer: Barry Friend collection

Date Taken: 1954

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Unsure of the location and exact date, but in the early fifties the aircraft was fitted with Saunders Roe hydro-skis, I am unsure what is under the centre of the aircraft, maybe a buoyancy aid. The aircraft was tested taking off from mud flats at Ryde Isle of Wight. On 28 August 1966 the aircraft had a fatal crash during a pleasure flight.

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