Aircraft Photo of VH-WJE / A85-427 | Commonwealth CA-25 Winjeel | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net #45150
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-WJE
Alternate Serial:A85-427
Military Code:27
Aircraft Original Type:Commonwealth CA-22/25 Winjeel
Aircraft Generic Type:Commonwealth CA-22/25 Winjeel
Aircraft Version:Commonwealth CA-25 Winjeel
C/n (msn):CA25-27
Operator Painted:Australia - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:EchucaMap
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YECH   IATA: ECH   Local: YECH   Other: -
 
Photo Date:21 April 2007
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 45150
Photo Comment

Built to an RAAF order for a new basic trainer, this aircraft had its first flight as A85-427 at CAC's Fishermans Bend aerodrome on 19 June 1956. It was stored at the RAAF Stores Depot, Dubbo, between 1975 and 1996. It was sold into private hands and restored at Moorabbin and Tyabb in 1996/7, being registered VH-WJE on 31 Jan 1997. Its first post-restoration flight was at Tyabb on 22 November that year.

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