Aircraft Photo of VH-XBL / A46-63 | Commonwealth CA-12 Boomerang | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net #43179
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-XBL
Alternate Serial:A46-63
Military Code:LB-L
Aircraft Original Type:Commonwealth CA-12 Boomerang
Aircraft Generic Type:Commonwealth CA-12/13/14/19 Boomerang
Aircraft Version:Commonwealth CA-12 Boomerang
C/n (msn):886
Operator Painted:Australia - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:BundabergMap
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YBUD   IATA: BDB   Local: YBUD   Other: -
Event:Wide Bay International Airshow 2009
 
Photo Date:5 July 2009
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 43179
Photo Comment

Matt Denning's second, brand-new Boomerang restoration was on static display at the Wide Bay International Airshow. The aircraft is said to be the former A46-63, which crashed at Cape York, Qld, on 24 August 1943 after only 4 months service with 84 Squadron. The restoration included the addition of a second seat, although you wouldn't really know it to look at. The first post-restoraton flight was at Caboolture on 26 June 2009, a week before this photo was taken.

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