Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Boomerang Restoration

CA-12 A46-73

Visit of A46-73 from Coffs Harbour NSW, to Combat Aircraft Constructions for rebuild of Frame Standoff Brackets, Wooden Monocoque covering, and exhaust sheet metal work.

Details

Maker:
Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) Melbourne, Aust.
Model:
CA12 Boomerang
CAC:
Batch Number 12-F8, Makers Serial Number 896, Delivery Note A20877
RAAF:
(85 Sqn Serial) SH, Aircraft letter ?

Service Record

Test Flight March 1943 by Test Pilot F/L Greg Board.

20/04/43
Issued 1AD RAAF ex CAC
04/05/43
Received 85 Sqn
27/01/45
Received 4AD Ex 85 Sqn
14/03/45
Received 4AD RP for repairs
28/05/45
Received S.A.C. Ex 4AD RP
05/03/46
Issued CMV Oakey Qld Ex S.A.C.
21/05/46
Received 2AD Ex CMV Oakey Qld
15/05/47
Installed as exhibit at Royal Sydney Show
28/05/47
Received 2AD Ex British Empire Exhibit Royal Sydney Show
28/05/47
Received Sydney Society Model Engineers
History unknown until shows up at HARS, NSW as restoration project.
2010
Purchased by Kent Lee NSW for restoration to flying.
26/08/11
At Combat Aircraft Constructions, Brisbane Qld for Fuselage work.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Business Assistance Individual Assistance
Australia: Steve Orwin
Aviation Welding Australia P/L Archerfield Ron O'Neill
Graham Potts

Current Restoration photos


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