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Boomerang A46-11

Aircraft Model:CAC CA-12 Boomerang
Manufacturer:Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation
Constructor's No.:834
Units:No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
Central Flying School, RAAF


6 November 1942Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
7 November 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.
9 November 1942Received by No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
31 December 1942Aircraft ground looped on landing at Mildura, causing damage to starboard mainplane.
25 November 1943Allotted to the Central Flying School, RAAF.
28 November 1943Issued to the Central Flying School, RAAF.
29 November 1943Received by the Central Flying School, RAAF.
18 September 1944Received by CFS Point Cook, ex CFS Parkes.
24 December 1945Submitted to CDC.
8 February 1946Transferred to Point Cook, ex CFS.
Aircraft for disposal.
13 May 1946Authorised for write-off.
18 December 1947Approval granted for free issue to Lord Mayor's Camp at Portsea.
10 November 1948To be brought on charge ex Lord Mayor's Camp pending further advice re disposal.
15 December 1948Brought on charge ex Lord Mayor's Camp, Portsea.
Received at Point Cook.
24 April 1950Collected by DAP.
20 August 1951Remnants sold to H. Chrisfield for £7-10-0.


Boomerang A46-11 and Ventura A59-89, both of the RAAF's Central Flying School, at Point Cook, Victoria


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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