Twin Row Radial Engine in Fairfax Harbour, Port Moresby, PNG (Daniel J. Leahy, 2005)
RAAF Form A.50
No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF - May 1942
| 2 May 1942 - DENILIQUIN|
Intake of Course 22(P). Total 50. Academic standard average.
| 7 May 1942 - DENILIQUIN|
C.O.'s conference Course 19(P). Selection of commissions and seniority assessments. 19 commissions recommended. C.O., O.C. A.T.S., O.C. I.T.S. and C.G.I. attended.
| 31 May 1942 - DENILIQUIN|
AIRCRAFT. The percentage of average working serviceability for the month of May was 42% and on 1.6.42 the percentage of serviceable aircraft was 46%.
Modifications to prevent oil blowing have now been completed and the assemblies should be completed within a few days. In addition to the normal attention necessary to aircraft on the Unit the following work has been carried out :
Engine Changes 13
40 hour inspections 74
80 hour inspections 61
240 hour inspections 8
The total number of aircraft on the strength is now 138 Wirraways, 3 Moth Minors and 1 Gipsy Moth.
The Modification Party proceeded to No. 5 SFTS, URANQUINTY to carry out modifications of engines at that Unit.
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