Aircraft Photo of No Reg | Wackett Warrigal I | Australia - Air Force |
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Original Type:Wackett Warrigal I
Aircraft Generic Type:Wackett Warrigal I
Aircraft Version:Wackett Warrigal I
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith InternationalMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YSSY   IATA: SYD   Local: YSSY   Other: -
Photo Date:September 1929
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID: 136233
Photographer's Remark

The Warrigal I was built at the Government Experimental Aircraft Factory in Sydney, flying for the first time on December 4, 1928. Delivered to the RAAF at Point Cook in January 1929. It had amassed only 40 hours when it suffered undercarriage damage in a heavy landing. The photo is believed to be that accident. Already assessed as unacceptable for RAAF service because of its dangerous spin characteristics, the Warrigal I was written off. Photo from: Hood Collection/State Library of New South Wales

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