Piper PA.22

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Piper PA.22
posted by Beaver
Wed, Jul 1 2009

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apgphoto wrote re: Historical image
on Mon, Jul 6 2009 12:27 PM

Piper PA.22 which competed in the 1956 National Air Races. G-AJRH was flown to victory by Jim Denyer at the King's Cup air race held at Coventry (Bagington) Airport.

NickO wrote re: Historical image
on Tue, Jul 7 2009 7:51 AM

I'd swear that's an Auster J-1 Autocrat


petebutt wrote re: Piper PA.22
on Wed, Jul 8 2009 9:42 PM

No need to swear IT IS an Auster J-1 Autocrat, absolutely nothing to do with Piper at all,

dakota67 wrote re: Piper PA.22
on Wed, Jul 15 2009 9:28 AM

Yes...an Auster J-1 Autocrat with the 90 bhp motor. Note the four straight exhaust stacks. The J1-B Aiglet had/has the 130 bhp Gipsy Major and a muffler assembly. Actually, back then they were marketed as the Taylorcraft "Auster". Refer ads. in "Flight".

hardingj58 wrote re: Piper PA.22
on Sat, Jul 18 2009 3:40 PM

Aircraft is presently located at the Charnwood Museum in Loughborough and liveried in the King's Cup  number 7 winning scheme of Powder Blue and Black.