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The Auster J/5 Alpine was a 1950s British single-engined four-seat high-wing training and touring monoplane built by Auster Aircraft Limited at Rearsby, Leicestershire.
The Alpine was a hybrid aircraft based on the fuselage of the J/5 Aiglet Trainer fitted with the wings from the J-1 Autocrat. The prototype was converted from a Auster J-5L Aiglet Trainer.
Auster J/5Q Alpine at PFA Rally at Cranfield airfield, Bedfordshire, in July 1989|
- Crew: 3
- Length: 23 ft 6 in (7.16 m)
- Wingspan: 36 ft 0 in (10.97 m)
- Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
- Wing area: 185 ft² (17.19 m²)
- Empty weight: 1,464 lb (664 kg)
- Max takeoff weight: 2,250 lb (1020 kg)
- Powerplant: 1× de Havilland Gipsy Major 1 inline piston, 130 hp (112 kW)
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Published - July 2009