Aviation Photo #1760142 Auster J-1 Autocrat - Untitled

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After service in WWII in England, Sri Lankan James Peter Obeysekara elected to buy a war surplus machine and fly her via 31 stops and on a 103 hour 30 minute journey home (London to Ratmalana). Damaged beyond flyable repair in a fatal training takeoff accident in 1971, the fantastic SLAF museum technical team has brought her back to pristine static display condition..
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    August 3, 2010
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