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Boomerang A46-9

Aircraft Model:CAC CA-12 Boomerang
Manufacturer:Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation
Constructor's No.:832
Identities:A46-9
Units:No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF

Timeline

29 October 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.
Completed and ready for delivery at No. 1 AD.
30 October 1942Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
1 November 1942Issued to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
2 November 1942Received by No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
29 September 1943Allotted to No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for engine change.
8 October 1943Received by No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
22 March 1944Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
27 March 1944Aircraft test flown. Minor adjustments required. Anticipate aircraft ready for delivery on 29 March.
14 May 1944Issued to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
15 May 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.
25 April 1945Aircraft exploded and caught fire.
26 April 1945Allotted to No. 2 Central Recovery Depot, RAAF.
3 May 1945Issued to No. 2 Central Recovery Depot, RAAF.
1 June 1945Received by No. 2 Central Recovery Depot, RAAF.
30 July 1945Aircraft held by No. 2 CRD is recommended for conversion.
No. 2 CRD not to proceed with conversion until RAAF HQ approval received.
29 August 1945AMSE approve of the conversion.
4 September 1945RAAF HQ approval given to convert at a technical salvage unit.

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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