Auster J-5 Autocar

Touring Aircraft

Auster J-5P Autocar, VH-BYU, c/n 3155 © Phil Vabre
Photo ©: Phil Vabre (Photos at airliners.net)
The Auster J/5 Autocar is a single-engine four-seat light touring aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Auster Aircraft Limited.
Crew1
Passengers3
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine Modelde Havilland Gipsy Major I
Engine Power97 kW130 hp
max. Cruise Speed178 km/h96 kts
  110 mph
max. Speed (vne)257 km/h139 kts
  160 mph
Service Ceiling3.353 m11.000 ft
Range419 km226 NM
260 mi.
Empty Weight605 kg1.334 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.088 kg2.399 lbs
Wing Span10,97 m35 ft 12 in
Wing Area17,1 m184 ft
Length7,11 m23 ft 4 in
Height2,50 m8 ft 2 in
First Flight1949
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 180
ICAO CodeACAR ADVE AIGT ALPI
other TCDSLBA L-508
Data for (Version)Auster J-5B Autocar
VariantsJ-5B, J-5E, J-5G, J-5H, J-5P, J-5V