Collection: Auster J Series

The Auster J Series encompasses a family of British light aircraft produced by Auster Aircraft Limited in the mid-20th century. These aircraft were primarily designed for civilian and military purposes, including observation, liaison, and reconnaissance during and after World War II. The Auster J Series is characterized by its high-wing, fabric-covered design and robust construction, making it well-suited for rugged conditions and short take-off and landing (STOL) operations. It became a versatile workhorse in various roles, often employed by both military and civilian operators for tasks like aerial surveying, crop dusting, and transportation. The Auster J Series holds a significant place in aviation history for its durability and adaptability in a wide range of applications.