De Havilland / Thruxton 'Jackaroo' Series 1 Aircraft Notes, Manuals, Paperwork, Photographs
The Thruxton 'Jackaroo' Series 1 aeroplane was developed and put into production in the late 1950s to meet the demand for a truly economical light utility aeroplane and made as a four-seater aircraft, a crop-duster, crop-sprayer, light freighter, dual flying instruction and as an air-ambulance. It was designed around the De havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth, utilising 98% of its original components. The basic aircraft cost a mere £1195 and was the cheapest four-seater in the world. This 'lot' includes :
Document No. JO.1.2 Flight Manual in hard cover, 74p, c.March 1958 with amendments to 1963.
Thruxton 'Jackaroo' Pilot's Notes, p/b, 16p, c.October 1957
'Jackaroo' G-A010 Engine Log Book (H/b) with maintenance receipts etc c. 1970 - 78.
Thruxton 'Jackaroo' Service And Instruction Manual, p/b, 28p, c.October 1957.
Thruxton 'Jackaroo' Service And Instruction Manual, p/b 63p, c. September 1958.
Original sales documents (2 sheets foolscap), original photographs (10x8" x 3),; assorted photos; college of Aeronautics Society menu and open day programmes c. 1956/57/59; sales documents/receipts and a RAF Service & Release book c.1946-48.
All the information is perfectly readable but the covers of the paperback manuals are soiled, creased and dog-eared with small tears etc. Interesting documents. Stock code P21366.