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Boomerang A46-2

Aircraft Model:CAC CA-12 Boomerang
Manufacturer:Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation
Constructor's No.:825
Identities:A46-2
Units:No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF

Timeline

17 August 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.
13 September 1942Issued to CAC, ex No. 1 AD.
27 September 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.
2 October 1942Awaiting operational test at No. 1 AD.
9 October 1942Completed, ready for delivery at No. 1 AD.
30 October 1942Estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.
5 November 1942Estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.
10 November 1942Estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.
19 November 1942Estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.
26 November 1942Completed, ready for delivery at No. 1 AD.
21 December 1942Estimated complete in 3-10 days at No. 1 AD.
28 December 1942Completed at No. 1 AD.
4 January 1943Estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.
7 April 1943Received by SDF, ex No. 1 AD.
7 May 1943Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
16 May 1943Received by No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
25 November 1943Allotted to No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
4 February 1944Above allotment cancelled.
26 October 1944Allotted to No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
29 October 1944Issued to No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
31 October 1944Received by No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
9 February 1945Allotted to No. 6 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for storage.
5 June 1945Above allotment cancelled.
28 July 1945Allotted to No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
1 August 1945Issued to No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
5 August 1945Received by No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
18 September 1945Issued to No. 7 Central Recovery Depot, RAAF.
14 October 1945Received by No 7 Central Recovery Depot, RAAF.
24 December 1945Submitted to CDC.
13 February 1946Allotted to the Care and Maintenance Unit Tocumwal.
14 June 1946Approval given to convert airframe to components.

Photos

CAC Boomerang A46-2

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1944, Aircraft Status cards - Boomerang CA-12, A46-1 to A46-99, A10297, BLOCK 341.

Wilson, S. 1991 Wirraway, Boomerang & CA-15 in Australian Service. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.

Record updated on 9 October 2018.


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