Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Boomerang Restoration

CA-12 A46-77

Details

Maker:
Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) Melbourne, Aust.
Model:
CA12 Boomerang
CAC:
Batch Number 12-G1, Makers Serial Number 900, Delivery Note A21526
RAAF:
(83 Sqn Serial) MH, Aircraft letter S

Service Record

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

30/04/43
Issued 1AD RAAF
21/05/43
Aircraft tipped on nose at Potshot whilst turning damaging three airscrew blades.
06/07/43
Involved in death of aircraftsman at Guilford WA (view photo) (learn more)
22/09/45
Received by 6 AD (Oakey) for storage
13/5/46
Authorised for write off at 6 AD (Oakey)
1970
Fuselage behind hotel at Oakey as children's play toy (photo 1, photo 2, photo 3)
1970
To Col Pay, Scone NSW via Gary Dunn
1970
To Ralph Cusack and Greg Batts, Qld
1970
To Greg Batts, Qld
01/07/10
Commence restoration to AW
00/00/11
Sold to Rotorworks, Qld. With Combat Aircraft Constructions for continued restoration.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Business Assistance Individual Assistance
Australia: Matthew Denning
Aviation Welding Australia P/L Archerfield Steve Orwin
ASAP Aircraft Spares - Caboolture Grant Wahrlich
Aircraft Propellers and Spares Moorabbin Greg Wright
Aviation Component Services Archerfield Lynette Zuccoli
Engineering Testing & Research Services - Brisbane John Dunn
P&W Foundry Brisbane Ron O'Neill
Gus Engineering Springwood Q Bill Whitney
Langford Metal Industries Eagle Farm
Pro-Active Maintenance - Yeronga
Protec Paints Brisbane & Port Adelaide
TAE Amberley
Helimuster Warnervale
Overseas:
Desser Tire & Rubber Co., Inc CA USA
Lance Aircraft Dallas TX USA
Sun Air Parts - Valencia CA USA

Current Restoration photos


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