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Taylorcraft Model Plus C and Model Plus C/2

Produced Variants

Model Plus CStrengthened version of the American Taylorcraft Model B. 55 h.p. Lycoming O-145-A2 powerplant.
Model Plus C/2Plus C brought up to Plus D standard with 90 h.p. Blackburn Cirrus Minor 1 powerplant.



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Plus C

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Aircraft Delivered As Civil

C/n

Initial Registration

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 23 aircraft built by Taylorcraft Aeroplanes, Rearsby. Built between May and August 1939.
 100 G-AFNW Impressed as ES956 under contract H.546122/41, July 1941
 101 G-AFTT 
 102 G-AFTN Impressed as HL535 under contract H.546122/41, September 1941
 103 G-AFTO Impressed as HL533 under contract H.546122/41, September 1941
 104 G-AFTP 
 105 G-AFTY Impressed as HL536 under contract H.546122/41, September 1941
 106 G-AFTZ Impressed as HH987 under contract H.546122/41, August 1941
 107 G-AFUA 
 108 G-AFUB Impressed as HL534 under contract H.546122/41, September 1941.
   Restored to G-AFUB on 23 January 1946
 109 G-AFUD Impressed as HH986 under contract H.546122/41, August 1941
 111 G-AFUX Impressed as HH988 under contract H.546122/41, August 1941
 112 G-AFUY Impressed as ES957 under contract H.546122/41, July 1941
 113 G-AFUZ Impressed as ES960 under contract H.546122/41, July 1941
 114 G-AFVA Impressed as HH982 under contract H.546122/41, August 1941
 115 G-AFVB Impressed as HH985 under contract H.546122/41, August 1941
 116 G-AFVU 
 117 G-AFVW Impressed as HL532 under contract H.546122/41, September 1941
 118 G-AFVX  Impressed as HM501 (under contract H.546122/41?), October 1941
 119 G-AFVY Impressed as HH984 under contract H.546122/41, August 1941
 120 G-AFVZ  Impressed as HH983 under contract H.546122/41, August 1941
 121 G-AFWK Impressed as ES958 under contract H.546122/41, July 1941
 122 G-AFWL 
 123 G-AFWM Impressed as ES959 under contract H.546122/41, July 1941

Total Production   23




Plus C/2

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Conversions of Plus C

C/n

Military Serial

Notes

 15 aircraft converted by Taylorcraft Aeroplanes, Rearsby, between November 1941 and May 1942.
 100 ES956 
 102 HL535 Restored to G-AFTN on 30 May 1946
 103 HL533 
 105 HL536 
 106 HH987 Restored to Register as Plus D G-AHLJ on 1 May 1946
 109 HH986 Restored to Register as Plus D G-AHBO on 13 February 1946
 111 HH988 
 114 HH982 Restored to Register as Plus D G-AHAE on 28 January 1946
 115 HH985 
 117 HL532 
 118 HM501 
 119 HH984 
 120 HH983 
 121 ES958 
 123 ES959 Restored to G-AFWM on 20 April 1946

Total Conversions   (15)




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All Aircraft By Type

Type

Original Build

Conv.

 Plus C 

23

 Plus C/2

(15)

23

(15)

Production References
  1. Auster Quarterly (Issues 1 to 6)
  2. British Civil Aircraft Since 1919, Vol 1, A.J. Jackson (Putnam, 1973)

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