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Boomerang A46-3

Aircraft Model:CAC CA-12 Boomerang
Manufacturer:Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation
Constructor's No.:826
Identities:A46-3
Units:No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
Central Gunnery School, RAAF

Timeline

2 October 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.
Awaiting of test at No. 1 AD.
7 October 1942Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
11 October 1942Issued to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
12 October 1942Received at No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
17 December 1942Aircraft bumped into tail of another aircraft causing slight damage to airscrew.
19 November 1943Allotted to the Central Gunnery School, RAAF.
26 November 1943Issued to the Central Gunnery School, RAAF.
29 November 1943Received by the Central Gunnery School, RAAF.
3 February 1944Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
9 February 1944Received by No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
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.
3 August 1945Issued to No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
5 August 1945Received by No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
29 August 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 Maintenace Unit Tocumwal.
14 June 1946Approval given to convert airframe to components.

Photos

CAC Boomerang A46-3

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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