|Aircraft Model:||CAC CA-16 Wirraway|
|Manufacturer:||Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation|
|Units:||No. 5 Squadron, RAAF|
No. 5 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
|3 August 1944||Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.|
Allotted to No. 5 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.
|15 August 1944||Issued to No. 5 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|16 August 1944||Received by No. 5 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|23 November 1944||Allotted to No. 548 Squadron, RAF.|
|28 November 1944||Aircraft departed at 06:00 hours.|
|4 December 1944||Received by No. 5 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|7 December 1944||Above allotment cancelled.|
|23 January 1945||Allotted to No. 5 Squadron, RAAF.|
|18 May 1945||Allotted to No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for wireless transmitter fitment.|
Aircraft held at No. 1 AD.
Allotted to No. 5 Squadron, RAAF.
|27 June 1945||Issued to No. 5 Squadron, RAAF.|
|13 July 1945||Received by No. 5 Squadron, RAAF.|
|7 January 1946||RAAF HQ approval granted for conversion.|
|3 December 1976||Registered in Australia as VH-BFF.|
|1999||Purchased by David Lowy.|
|December 2000||Donated to the Temora Aviation Museum.|
|No. 5 Squadron, RAAF:|
|21 July 1945||Familiarisation, SW Bougainville||09:56||12:14||F/O Begg|
|19 August 1945||Survey Torokina River||08:51||09:22||F/O Long|
|19 August 1945||Survey Jaba River||13:18||15:56||F/O Hilliger|
|5 September 1945||09:47||10:50||F/O Ellis|
|29 September 1945||Kara and Return||09:30||11:00||F/Lt Redman|
|2 October 1945||Piva-Buin Road-Piva||13:20||14:20||F/Lt Collis|
|6 October 1945||Piva-Kara||11:30||12:00||F/O McArthur|
|6 October 1945||Kara-Piva||15:30||16:00||F/O McArthur|
|7 October 1945||Piva-Green Island||08:30||09:40||F/Lt Collis|
|7 October 1945||Green Island-Piva||12:15||13:20||F/Lt Collis|
|8 October 1945||Piva-Green Island||11:50||12:45||F/O Hilliger|
|9 October 1945||Green Island-Piva||11:40||12:45||F/O Hilliger|
|16 October 1945||Piva-Green Island||10:20||11:30||F/O Dawes|
|16 October 1945||Green Island-Piva||14:40||15:40||F/O Dawes|
|20 October 1945||Survey South||10:30||11:50||F/Lt Kidd|
|20 October 1945||Piva-Green Island||13:15||14:15||F/O Downes|
|21 October 1945||Green Island-Piva||11:30||12:30||F/O Downes|
|22 October 1945||Photo North||16:20||17:40||F/O Nolan|
|23 October 1945||Piva-Jacquinot Bay-Piva||09:30||11:50||F/O Thewlis|
|24 October 1945||Green Island Ferry||09:25||10:25||F/O Hilliger|
|24 October 1945||Green Island Ferry||15:50||17:00||F/O Hilliger|
|31 October 1945||Test||08:50||09:25||F/Lt Kidd|
|31 October 1945||Mail Drop ANGAU||10:00||11:45||F/O Long|
|8 November 1945||Photography (Local)||08:45||09:45||F/Lt Stevens|
|8 November 1945||Photogtaphy||10:00||10:40||F/Lt Stevens|
|14 November 1945||Mail Run - Numa-Kieta||08:45||10:15||F/Lt Collis|
|15 November 1945||Recco Northern Area||05:10||07:20||F/O Thewlis|
|17 November 1945||Survey - Drop Sites||08:25||10:00||F/O Madill|
|18 November 1945||Piva-Jacquinot and Army coop||10:00||12:05||F/O Robertson|
|26 November 1945||Jacquinot-Piva||09:00||11:00||F/O Ellis|
|24 December 1945||Supply Drop Sohanna-Numa||10:15||12:00||F/Lt Collis|
|30 December 1945||Piva Jacquinot Return||F/O Hilliger|
Civil Aviation Safety Authority [CASA] n.f.d. BFF. Retrieved 20 December 2018 from <https://www.casa.gov.au/aircraft-register/bff>.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1946, Aircraft status cards - Wirraway A20-500 to A20-757, A10297, BLOCK 108.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1946, RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Number 5 Squadron Jan 41 - Feb 46, A9186, 13.
Temora Aviation Museum 2018 CA-16 Wirraway. Retrieved 20 December 2018 from <https://aviationmuseum.com.au/ca-16-wirraway/>.
Wilson, S. 1991 Wirraway, Boomerang & CA-15 in Australian Service. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.
Record updated on 20 December 2018.
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