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Woomera A23-1001 
(AC0150)

     
 

CA-4 Wackett Bomber and CA-11 Woomera Bomber Image Gallery

 
     
 
RAAF Serial Type C/N Aircraft History
A23-1001 CA-4
Wackett
Bomber
435 First flight was carried out by Flt. Lt Boss Walker on 19/09/41.
Handed over to the RAAF on 20/04/42.
To 1AD 20/04/42.
Accident 11/42.
To CAC 22/12/42.
Military trials continued with emphasis on dive-bombing aspects.

On 16/01/43 the aircraft suffered a fuel leak in the port engine followed by an explosion and uncontrollable fire
The pilot Sqn Ldr J.H. Harper escaped by parachute but
CAC test pilot Jim Carter and CAC engineer Lionel Dudgeon were both killed.
To 26RSU 18/01/43.
To 1AD 19/01/43.
Approved for conversion to components 26/02/43.

RAAF Form E/E.88 Aircraft Status Card Highlight for Album: CA-4 Wackett Bomber A23-1001

A23-1 CA-11
Woomera
Bomber
1225

Initially fitted with two 1200 hp Pratt and Whitney R1830 Twin Wasp engines
Later fitted with two 1,300 hp Pratt and Whitney R2000 Wasps and re-designed CA-11A.
After exhaustive CAC trials, the CA-11A was transferred to the RAAF on 22/11/44, but by this time American bombers were in plentiful supply and further production of the Woomera was discontinued in favour of the Mustang fighter.
To 1 APU 24/11/44.
To 1 CRD 20/12/45.
On 16/01/46 approval was granted for A23-1 to be converted to components.

  RAAF Form E/E.88 Aircraft Status Card Highlight for Album: CA-11 Woomera Bomber A23-1

A23-2 CA-11A 1226 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-3 CA-11A 1227 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-4 CA-11A 1228 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-5 CA-11A 1229 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-6 CA-11A 1230 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-7 CA-11A 1231 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-8 CA-11A 1232 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-9 CA-11A 1233 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-10 CA-11A 1234 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-11 CA-11A 1235 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-12 CA-11A 1236 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-13 CA-11A 1237 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-14 CA-11A 1238 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-15 CA-11A 1239 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-16 CA-11A 1240 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-17 CA-11A 1241 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-18 CA-11A 1242 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-19 CA-11A 1243 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-20 CA-11A 1244 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-21 CA-11A 1245 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-22 CA-11A 1246 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-23 CA-11A 1247 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-24 CA-11A 1248 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-25 CA-11A 1249 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-26 CA-11A 1250 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-27 CA-11A 1251 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-28 CA-11A 1252 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-29 CA-11A 1253 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-30 CA-11A 1254 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-31 CA-11A 1255 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-32 CA-11A 1256 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-33 CA-11A 1257 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-34 CA-11A 1258 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-35 CA-11A 1259 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-36 CA-11A 1260 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-37 CA-11A 1261 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-38 CA-11A 1262 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-39 CA-11A 1263 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-40 CA-11A 1264 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-41 CA-11A 1265 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-42 CA-11A 1266 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-43 CA-11A 1267 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-44 CA-11A 1268 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-45 CA-11A 1269 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-46 CA-11A 1270 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-47 CA-11A 1271 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-48 CA-11A 1272 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-49 CA-11A 1273 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-50 CA-11A 1274 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-51 CA-11A 1275 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-52 CA-11A 1276 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-53 CA-11A 1277 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-54 CA-11A 1278 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-55 CA-11A 1279 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-56 CA-11A 1280 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-57 CA-11A 1281 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-58 CA-11A 1282 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-59 CA-11A 1283 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-60 CA-11A 1284 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-61 CA-11A 1285 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-62 CA-11A 1286 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-63 CA-11A 1287 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-64 CA-11A 1288 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-65 CA-11A 1289 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-66 CA-11A 1290 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-67 CA-11A 1291 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-68 CA-11A 1292 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-69 CA-11A 1293 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-70 CA-11A 1294 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-71 CA-11A 1295 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-72 CA-11A 1296 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-73 CA-11A 1297 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-74 CA-11A 1298 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-75 CA-11A 1299 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-76 CA-11A 1300 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-77 CA-11A 1301 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-78 CA-11A 1302 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-79 CA-11A 1303 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-80 CA-11A 1304 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-81 CA-11A 1305 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-82 CA-11A 1306 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-83 CA-11A 1307 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-84 CA-11A 1308 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-85 CA-11A 1309 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-86 CA-11A 1310 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-87 CA-11A 1311 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-88 CA-11A 1312 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-89 CA-11A 1313 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-90 CA-11A 1314 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-91 CA-11A 1315 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-92 CA-11A 1316 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-93 CA-11A 1317 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-94 CA-11A 1318 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-95 CA-11A 1319 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-96 CA-11A 1320 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-97 CA-11A 1321 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-98 CA-11A 1322 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-99 CA-11A 1323 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-100 CA-11A 1324 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
A23-101 CA-11A 1325 Order Cancelled and not delivered.
 
     

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Updated 2nd January 2017

     

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