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Boomerang A46-8

Aircraft Model:CAC CA-12 Boomerang
Manufacturer:Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation
Constructor's No.:831
Identities:A46-8
Units:No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF

Timeline

26 October 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.
27 October 1942Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
6 November 1942Issued to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
8 November 1942Received by No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
15 October 1943Allotted to No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
3 November 1943Issued to No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
9 November 1943Received by No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
31 December 1943Allotted to No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for temporary storage.
11 January 1944Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
3 February 1944Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
10 May 1944Allotment to No. 2 OTU cancelled.
23 May 1944Allotted to No. 1 Engineering School, RAAF.
13 June 1944Issued to No. 1 Engineering School, RAAF.
17 July 1944Approval given for conversion to Instructional Airframe No. 5 and Engine No. 38.
27 July 1944Conversion completed.
1 April 1946Offered CDC for disposal.
13 May 1946Authorised for write off.
26 November 1947Passed to DAP.
8 February 1949DAP action completed.

Photos

Boomerangs of No. 2 OTU (including A46-47, A46-10, A46-13, A46-14, and A46-8) in flight

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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