The Oberlerchner JOB 15
was an Austrian
two-seat light aircraft
produced by Josef Oberlerchner Holzindustrie
Design and development
Using experience as sailplane designers and builders Josef Oberlerchner Holzindustrie
created a powered aircraft the JOB 5
a two-seat side-by-side light aircraft of wooden construction. The JOB 5 first flew in 1958
. The company decided to build a slightly larger three-seat production version, the JOB 15
. The JOB 15 had a composite construction and first flew in 1960
with a 135 hp (101 kW) Avco Avco Lycoming O-290-D2B
engine. Three aircraft were built before the a more powerful version, the JOB 15-150, was built with a 150 hp (112 kW) Avco Lycoming O-320-A2B
engine. After 11 15-150s had been built an improved version the JOB 15-150/2
was introduced and ten were built before production ended in the late 1960s.
- Prototype two-seater, one builtJOB 15
- Production three-seater with a 135 hp (101 kW) Avco Lycoming O-290-D2B engine, three built.JOB 15-150
- Re-engined version with a 150 hp (112 kw) Avco Lycoming O-320-A2B engine, 11 built.JOB 15-150/2
- Improved version, 10 built.
- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.