AviationHeritage.org - Working to document aviation heritage and history through the use of modern technologies
Noseart on Gloster Meteor VH-MBX (Daniel J. Leahy, 2013)
Home | People | Aircraft | Historical Documents | Map of Sites | Legislation & Ethics | Contributors | Contact Us Facebook Twitter Instagram Sketchfab

Boomerang A46-4

Aircraft Model:CAC CA-12 Boomerang
Manufacturer:Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation
Constructor's No.:827
Identities:A46-4

Timeline

21 September 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC - completed and ready for delivery.
25 September 1942Under repair - estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.
2 October 1942Awaiting operational test at No. 1 AD.
9 October 1942Estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.
15 October 1942Estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.
23 October 1942Completed and ready for delivery at No. 1 AD.
1 November 1942For armament trials in addition to W.T. trials.
5 November 1942Completed at No. 1 AD.
19 November 1942Estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.
26 November 1942Estimated complete in 3-10 days at No. 1 AD.
3 December 1942Completed at No. 1 AD.
8 December 1942Estimated complete in 3-10 days at No. 1 AD.
14 December 1942Estimated complete in 3-10 days at No. 1 AD.
21 December 1942Estimated complete in 10-21 days at No. 1 AD.
28 December 1942Estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.
4 January 1943Estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.
7 April 1943Received by SDF, ex No. 1 AD.
9 July 1943Aircraft suffered partial engine failure during take-off from Laverton and crashed through a stone fence.
Pilot: F/Lt ALFRED JOHN LAURANT WILLIAMS, RAAF 260538 (Slightly Injured)
12 July 1943Allotted to No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for repair.
19 July 1943Issued to No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
22 July 1943Received by No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
27 October 1943AMSE approved conversion to components.

References

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

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Boomerang A46 [Accidents Part 1], A9845, 139.

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

Record updated on 9 October 2018.


OUR SPONSORS:

Find out how you can have your business or organisation logo shown here.

Website Designed and Built by Daniel J. Leahy, 2016-18.