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Serial

Type

c/n Date

Aircraft History

AP427

AS.10

Mk.II

PAC.241

Aug/Nov41

29Nov41

02Mar42

23Mar42

30Mar42

30Mar42

03Apr42

19Jun42

.

16Jul42

24Aug42

11Nov42

15Nov42

02Apr43

15Apr43

11Dec43

23Dec43

18Sep44

05Oct45

15Oct45

17Aug48

24Apr50

29Jun51

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 2 Air Park Bankstown Airport, Sydney for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala SA.

Allocation to 6SFTS cancelled.
Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received at 1 SFTS.

The stbd engine failed on landing approach resulting in a crash landing.  Damage to undercarriage, flaps, engine cowlings and undersides of the aircraft. Pilot 413569 LAC G.J. Gilmore was uninjured.  Recommended for repair allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for complete repair.

Received at Ansett.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received at 1 SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC

Received at 3 BAGS and fitted with turrets.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Parkes, NSW

Received at CFS

Moved with CFS to RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Allocated to Point Cook reserve.

Received by Point Cook Reserve.  Stored as Category E

Categorized as 'Not required for post war service'.

Issued to and collected by DAP for disposal.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr. H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

AP432

AS.10

Mk.II

 

PAC.246

 

Aug/Nov41

29Nov41

02Mar42

23Mar42

30Mar42

30Mar42

03Apr42

04Apr43

15Apr43

11Nov43

23Dec43

10Jan44

28Aug44

01Sep44

05Jan45

14Jan45

02May45

28Jun45

18Aug45

06Sep45

30Oct45

18Mar46

26Mar46

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala SA.

Allocation to 6SFTS cancelled.
Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received at 1 SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC

Received at 3 BAGS and fitted with turrets.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Parkes, NSW

Received at CFS

Moved with CFS to RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Allocated to 2AP for temporary storage.

Received by 2AP.

Allocated to No 2 Repair & Salvage Unit (2RSU) at Mt Druitt, Sydney.

Received by 2RSU.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Mascot Airport, Sydney for overhaul.

Allocation cancelled, Reallocated to Ansett Airways at Mascot Airport for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 2 Central Recovery Depot (2CRD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW

Received by 2CRD

Recommended for conversion.

Converted to components.

AP433

AS.10

Mk.II

 

PAC.247

 

Aug/Nov41

18Nov41

05Jan42

20May42

12Jul42

14Jul42

21Jul42

10Aug42

28Aug44

04Sep44

26Jan45

11Jul45

18Aug45

06Sep45

30Oct45

18Mar46

26Mar46

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to Technical Squadron at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Received by Technical Squadron.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received at 1 SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Issued to de Havilland Aircraft at Mascot Airport, Sydney for technical inspection.
Allocated
to Ansett Airways at Mascot Airport for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 2 Central Recovery Depot (2CRD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW

Received by 2CRD

Recommended for conversion.

Converted to components.

 

AP451

AS.10

Mk.II

 

PAC.251

 

Aug/Nov41

18Nov41

05Jan42

23Jan42

09Feb42

24Feb42

08Mar42

22Dec42

01Jan43

04Jan43

04Mar43

08Mar43

02Apr43

15Apr43

30Oct43

11Dec43

14Feb44

11Sep44

03May45

12May45

28Jun45

05Jul45

08Oct45

15Oct45

01Feb46

22Mar46

16May46

20May47

12Dec47

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received at 1 SFTS.

Unspecified accident to aircraft.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, VIC for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received at 1 SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC

Received at 3 BAGS and fitted with turrets.

Taxied into Oxford X6960.  Moderate damage, repaired at unit.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Parkes, NSW

Received at CFS

Moved with CFS to RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Allocated to strategic reserve at Point Cook.

Received by strategic reserve.

Allocated to No 3 Air Observers School (3AOS) at RAAF Station Port Pirie, SA

Received by 3AOS.

Allocated to 3AOS Reserve.

Received by 3AOS Reserve.

Allocated & transferred to No 5 Central Recovery Depot (5CRD) at RAAF Station Mallala, SA.

Not selected for post war use.  Stored as Category E.

Authorized by CDC for write-off.

Passed to DAP for action.

DAP disposal action completed.

 

AP488

AS.10

Mk.II

 

PAC.288

 

Aug/Nov41

05Jan42

02Mar42

30Mar42

18May42

29Jun42

20Jul42

07Oct42

28Oct42

08Jul44

14Jul44

14Sep44

04Apr45

14Apr45

05Oct45

15Oct45

22Mar46

13Apr46

13May46

24Apr50

29Jun51

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Communication Flight (1CF) at RAAF Station Narromine, NSW.

Received by 1CF.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received at 1 SFTS.

Allocated to 1CF

Received by 1CF

Allocated to 1SFTS Store.

Received at 1 SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ Store.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at Point Cook.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Reserve Store.

Not selected for post war use.  Stored as Category E.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal

Collected by DAP.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr. H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

AP493

AS.10

Mk.II

 

PAC.293

 

Aug/Nov41

05Jan42

02Mar42

23Mar42

30Mar42

02Apr42

08Apr42

28May42

05Jun42

07Jun42

17Jun42

16Oct43

.

.

14Feb44

08May44

11Jul44

02Aug44

24Aug44

02Dec44

06Jan45

08Jan45

05Feb45

12Feb45

09Apr45

22Jun45

16Jul45

22Mar46

13Feb47

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA

Allocation cancelled. Reallocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Undercarriage accidentally retracted when on ground.  Slight damage, repaired at unit.

Aircraft skidded on muddy surface and the starboard wing hit a hangar.  Slight damage.

Allocated to 1AD for repairs.

Received by 1AD

Returned to 1SFTS.

An engine failure at 1015 hrs three miles N of Werribee resulted in a forced landing into a paddock that resulted in extensive damage to the aircraft.  Recommended allocation for repair and/or complete overhaul. Solo pilot 432656 LAC J.F. Gafney was uninjured but shaken.

Further life not recommended, request for allocation to conversion.

Transferred to 1SFTS reserve.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, VIC for repairs and overhaul.

Allocation cancelled. Reallocated to V.I.A. Engineering at Essendon Airport for overhaul.

Received by Victorian Interstate Airways.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Evans Head.

Received by 1AOS.

Damaged by mini-cyclonic event.  Repaired at unit.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Selected for post war use.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

AP494

AS.10

Mk.II

 

PAC.294

 

Aug/Nov41

05Jan42

02Mar42

07Apr42

12Apr42

16Oct43

.

22Oct43

30Oct43

08Mar43

18Mar43

11Sep44

17Sep44

03Oct45

10Oct45

22Mar45

13Aug47

03Apr48

29Oct51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Aircraft crash landed wheels-up in a paddock at 100 hrs next to Werribee Satellite Airfield.  Pilot 432656 LAC J.F. Gaffney received minor cuts and abrasions the aircraft was extensively damaged.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, VIC for repairs and overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Allocated to AFRU reserve.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AR758

AS.10

Mk.1

3327

Apr/May41

05Jun41

18Aug41

02Oct41

20Oct41

10Apr42

22Jun43

.

.

13Dec43

06Jan44

27Jan44

21Jun44

03Jul44

07May45

29Jun45

03Jul45

25Jun45

13Aug45

28Mar46

30Mar46

11Apr46

01May46

13May46

13May46

21Feb47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Camden, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Moved with CFS to RAAF Station Tamworth, NSW.

Landed with partially extended undercarriage.  Minor damage repaired at unit. Aircraft had 1082.35 hours on airframe.
Pilot 261775 FLTLT George James Busby and Trainees PLTOFF F. McGilvery and Fitter 2A 20063 LAC Albert Henry Emery uninjured.

Request for overhaul allocation.

Allocated to No 2 Air Park (2AP) at Bankstown Airport, Sydney for storage.

Received by 2AP.

Allocated to Marshall Airways at Mascot Airport, Sydney for complete overhaul.

Received by Marshalls.

Received by 2AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Allocated to Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm (RNFAA) at Bankstown Airport, Sydney.

Received by RNFAA.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Cootamundra, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Damage sustained in transit.  Subject to further engineering report.

Stored as Category E.

Offered to CDC for disposal.

Authorised by CDC for disposal.

Passed to DAP for action.

DAP action completed.

AR816

AS.10

Mk.1

3372

Apr/May41

05Jun41

16Aug41

13Sep41

24Sep41

14Oct41

15Oct41

05Dec41

20Feb42

23Feb42

24Feb42

20Apr42

21Dec44

.

14Jan44

28May44

20Dec44

30Aug50

04Oct50

27Jun55

05Aug55

12Sep55

20Jul56

1956-60

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Heavy landing at Point Cook.  Extensive damage to nose, tailplane and mainplanes. Beyond unit repair capability.

Issued to Ansett Airways at Essendon for repairs.

Mainplanes being manufactured.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Awaiting test flight & acceptance checks.

Received by 1SFTS.

Taxied into stationary AT470.  Extensive damage but repairable at unit.

Oxford BG451 ran off the runway after landing and collided with AR816 on the taxiway.  Aircraft was extensively damaged and beyond unit repair capability.  Pilot LAC D.Z. Blandy was uninjured. 

Request allocation for complete overhaul or conversion to instructional airframe.

Transferred to reserve awaiting further direction.

Transferred to CFS and converted to CFS Instructional Airframe No 3.

Allocated to Station HQ RAAF East Sale.

Placed into storage.

Approval requested for disposal.

Approved for disposal.

Offered for sale on East Sale Disposal List No 11/55.

Withdrawn form Disposal List and allocated to Dutson Air Weapons Range as a gunnery/rocket target.

Used as an air-to-ground gunnery and rocket target and destroyed.

 

AR831

AS.10

Mk.I

3387

Apr/May41

01Aug41

16Aug41

13Sep41

24Sep41

01Aug42

09Aug42

04Nov42

08Nov42

10Jan44

08May44

28Jul44

02Aug44

02Aug44

09Aug44

27Jan45

07Feb45

10Feb45

28Feb45

03May45

21May45

22Mar46

13Aug47

20Feb48

15Feb50

15May50

18May51

30Jul51

29Oct51

09Oct52

01May53

14Jan54

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, VIC for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received at 1 SFTS.

Request allocation for overhaul.

Transferred to reserve.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, VIC for overhaul.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to V.I.A. Eng. Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by V.I.A.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Post overhaul checks still being carried out.

Received by AFRU

Allocated to AFRU Reserve.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Selected for post war use.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Bankstown Airport, Sydney for major servicing.

Received by de Havilland.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft flown out of RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AR838

AS.10

Mk.I

 

3394

Apr/May41

02Aug41

10Oct41

16Oct41

11Nov41

24Jun42

18Sep42

18Oct42

11Nov42

22Dec42

04Jan43

09Mar44

19Apr44

03May44

26Sep44

26Sep44

29Sep44

19Jul45

27Aug45

23Oct45

06Nov45

22Mar46

01Apr46

13May46

06Feb48

01Nov48

12Nov48

24May49

11Jul49

19Dec50

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Landed with partially extended undercarriage.  Serious damge to both airscrews, fuselage, flaps and undercarriage.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, VIC for overhaul.

Received by Ansett

Awaiting test flight.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Aircraft completed 1107 flying hours, request allocation for overhaul.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, VIC for overhaul.

Received by Ansett

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Parachute Training Unit (PTU) at RAAF Richmond, NSW.

Received by PTU.

Turret to be removed.

Turret removed.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Not selected for post war use.  Stored as Category E.

Offered to CDC for disposal.

Authorised by CDC for disposal.

Passed to DAP for action.

Withdrawn from DAP action.

Allocated to Land Warfare School at RAAF Laverton.

Allocation cancelled.

Passed to DAP

DAP disposal action completed.

AR879

AS.10

Mk.I

3419

Apr/May41

05Jun41

16Aug41

10Sep41

02Oct41

20Oct41

13Oct42

19Oct42

02Dec42

07Dec42

09Aug43

09Aug44

18Aug44

26Aug44

05Jan45

14Jan45

02May45

15May45

08Jun45

02Aug45

Aug45

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Camden, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Allocated temporarily to No 2 Communications Flight (2CF) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by 2CF.

Allocated to CFS.

Received by CFS.

Forced landing caused by seized stbd engine.  Repaired in-situ and recovered to base.

Request for overhaul - aircraft reached flying hours limit.

Allocated to No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for temporary storage.

Received by 2AP.

Allocated to No 2 Repair & Salvage (2RSU) Unit at RAAF Richmond.

Received by 2RSU.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Bankstown Airfield, Sydney for overhaul.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Bankstown Airfield, Sydney for overhaul.

Allocation cancelled.  Hold 2RSU pending further advice.

Converted to components.

 

AR884

AS.10

Mk.I

 

3424

Apr/May41

04Jun41

01Aug41

11Aug41

28Aug41

01Sep41

.

15Sep41

18Sep41

02Jan42

07Jan42

23Oct42

29Oct42

04Sep43

.

.

.

.

07Sep43

20Sep43

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Night landing accident. Pilot misjudged the height, cut power too soon and the aircraft stalled.  Impact with runway ripped off the stbd undercarriage and caused severe damage to fuselage & stbd wing.  Request repair allocation.

Allocated to 1AD for repair.

Received by 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Aircraft was tasked to conduct a Maritime Coastal Surveillance Exercise from East Sale to Moruya, NSW and return. On the return leg the pilot was flying at low level over the sea. At a point approximately six miles East of Marlo Beach, VIC the aircraft struck the water and disintegrated close to shore in about six feet of water. 

The Pilot 417138 FLGOFF R.N. Wiese; Navigator 426825 PLTOFF J.T. Christiansen; and WOAGs 428705 PLTOFF J.W. Hewetson and 423675 SGT R.C. Davies all received broken bones, bruises and lacerations.

1OTU Salvage Section tasked to recover the wreckage and convert to components

Wreckage recovered to RAAF East Sale and converted to components.

AR888

AS.10

Mk.I

3428

Apr/May41

04Jun41

16Aug41

28Aug41

23Sep41

01Oct41

17Sep42

21Sep42

25Sep42

09Oct42

02Dec42

07Dec42

08Feb43

05Mar43

12Jul43

17Jul43

11Dec43

19Dec43

08May44

16May44

14Sep44

29Sep44

16Oct44

20Nov44

29Dec44

05Feb45

12Feb45

10Aug45

16Sep45

22Mar46

13May46

21Dec49

24Apr50

29Jun51

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Camden, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Allocated temporarily to No 2 Communications Flight (2CF) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by 2CF.

Allocated to CFS.

Received by CFS.

Allocated temporarily to No 2 Communications Flight (2CF) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by 2CF.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC

Received at 3 BAGS and fitted with turrets.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Point Cook.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Allocated to Station HQ at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ.

Not selected for post war use. Stored as Category E.

Authorised by CDC for disposal.

Passed to DAP for further action.

Collected from Point Cook by DAP.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr. H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

AR915

AS.10

Mk.I

 

3436

Apr/May41

04Jun41

26Aug41

01Sep41

24Sep41

09Oct41

07May43

.

.

07May44

.

02May44

30Aug44

24Sep44

15Dec44

30Dec44

19Jan45

05Feb45

12Feb45

19Feb46

20Mar46

01Feb46

13May46

21Feb47

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

When taxiing to take-off position the pilot [11902 SGT J. Young] had a brake failure that caused the aircraft to veer violently when the brakes were applied.  Aircraft veered into the path of Oxford BG217 [428054 LAC M. Scarr] resultant collision caused severe damage to both aircraft.  Neither pilot was injured.  Repairable at unit level.

On landing finals the trainee pilot held off at 20ft - stalled the aircraft -landed heavily and collapsed the undercarriage.  Request repair allocation.  Solo trainee pilot 4098 LAC R.J.M. Edey was uninjured.

Transferred to store.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair & overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Mt Gambier, SA.

Received by CMU.

Offered for disposal

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AR916

AS.10

Mk.I

3437

Apr/May41

04Jun41

16Aug41

30Aug41

24Sep41

09Oct41

14Dec41

.

.

17Jan42

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

After reaching approximately 500ft after a night take-off, aircraft swung sharply to starboard, lost height, seemed to recover then flew into the ground.  Aircraft destroyed and pilot 408646 LAC Charles Willott Floyd (20) single of St Kilda, Melbourne was killed on impact. LAC Floyd is buried at the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne Grave 1.P.C.9.

Aircraft remnants converted to components.

 

 

AR917

AS.10

Mk.I

 

3438

Apr/May41

04Jun41

16Aug41

30Sep41

13Oct41

09Oct41

27Oct41

.

.

30Oct41

29Jan42

.

17Oct45

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Aircraft stalled at 150ft and spun into the ground immediately after take-off 1745 hrs.  Aircraft was totally destroyed and pilot 411952 LAC Stephen Hunter Rodda (24), married of Canberra, ACT was killed on impact. 

LAC Hunter is buried in the Woden Public Cemetery (Canberra) Baptist Plot Row A Grave 17.

Wreckage placed in store.

Issued to No1 Engineering Squadron at Ascot Vale, Melbourne.  Remnants of AR917 combined with the remnants of AS161 to make Instructional Oxford Airframe No 1.

Instructional airframe converted to components.

 

AR933

AS.10

Mk.I

3454

Apr/May41

04Jun41

16Aug41

18Sep41

24Sep41

25Jun42

.

25Jul42

18Sep42

20Sep42

04Dec42

14Dec42

22Dec42

04Jan43

12Jan43

.

.

26Feb43

08Mar43

13Jul43

20Jul43

23Jul43

07Jul44

08Sep44

12Sep44

07Nov44

05Dec44

28Jun45

11Jul45

10Aug45

05Sep45

19Nov45

07Dec45

26Feb46

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Ground looped when practicing forced landing techniques at Werribee Satellite Airfield. Port undercarriage collapsed 50% damage; port airscrew 100%; petrol tank 35%; airframe general 10%.  Request for repair allocation.

Awaiting allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repairs.

Received by Ansett.

Awaiting post repair test flight.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Pilot bounced when attempting to land during a Night Landing Exercise at Little River Satellite airfield.  The throttle was opened to try a go-around but the aircraft was too low and slow, stalled and crash landed from 30ft.  Aircraft extensively damaged, pilot 410699 LAC Thomas Neil McCurdy suffered minor cuts and abrasions.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repairs.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Tamworth, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Request allocation for overhaul.

Allocated to No 2 Air Park (2AP) at Bankstown Airport, Sydney for temporary storage.

Received by 2AP.

Airframe allocated to Marshall Airways at Mascot Airport for overhaul.  2AD to dismantle and transport to Marshalls.

Received by Marshalls.

Allocated to & issued to Ansett Airways at Mascot Airport, Sydney for completion of overhaul.

Allocated to Ansett at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for completion of overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Central Recovery Depot (1CRD) at Werribee Satellite Airfield, VIC.

Received by 1CRD.

Recommended for conversion.

Converted to components.

 

AR934

AS.10

Mk.I

 

3455

Apr/May41

04Jun41

16Aug41

02Oct41

15Oct41

29Mar44

22May44

28Jul44

09Aug44

28Oct44

30Oct44

13Nov44

14Feb46

19May46

01Oct46

06Aug47

21Aug47

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Completed 1,372 flying hours, request allocation for complete overhaul.

Transferred to 1SFTS reserve.

Allocated to Ansett at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for completion of overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to 1AD Transport & Ferry Flight (1ADTF).

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Received by 1ADTF.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at Mt Gambier, SA for Category C storage with mainplanes removed.

Received & stored at CMU.

Offered for disposal

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AR936

AS.10

Mk.I

3457

Apr/May41

04Jun41

25Aug41

23Sep41

01Oct41

12Aug43

03Sep43

01Mar44

01Jun44

17Sep44

18Sep44

22Sep44

15Nov44

04Dec44

11Dec44

05Jan45

08Jan45

03Oct45

22Mar46

13Aug47

13Mar48

29Oct51

29May52

01Jul52

01May53

18May54

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Camden, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Mascot Airport for complete overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Awaiting spares to complete overhaul.

Awaiting spares to complete overhaul.

Received by No 2 Aircraft Depot (2AD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU & placed in storage.

Allocated to AFRU for temporary duty.

Received by AFRU.

Returned to Reserve.

Allocated to AFRU for temporary duty.

Received by AFRU.

Returned to Reserve.

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AR947

AS.10

Mk.I

3468

Apr/May41

04Jun41

01Aug41

11Aug41

12Nov41

25Dec41

29Dec41

27Feb42

28Feb42

11Jan44

11Feb44

19Feb44

01Aug44

24Aug44

26Aug44

22Mar46

03Feb47

30May47

12Dec47

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Undercarriage collapsed on landing.  Moderate damage but not repairable at unit.

Allocated to & received by Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repairs.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request for overhaul - aircraft reached flying hours limit.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for complete overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Not selected for post war use.

Allocated to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Passed to DAP for action.

DAP action completed.

 

AR949

AS.10

Mk.I

 

3470

Apr/May41

04Jun41

01Aug41

11Aug41

15Aug41

13Dec43

28Dec43

15Jan44

04Jul44

11Jul44

12Jul44

31Jul44

06Aug44

21Aug44

24Aug44

22Mar46

03Feb47

30May47

12Dec47

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request for overhaul - aircraft reached flying hours limit.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for complete overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to 1SFTS Reserve Store.

Received by 1SFTS Reserve Store.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Not selected for post war use.

Allocated to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Passed to DAP for action.

DAP action completed.

AS145

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3491

Apr/May41

04Jun41

01Aug41

11Aug41

20Sep41

09Oct41

11Oct41

05Dec41

30Jan42

10Feb42

05Apr42

18Oct43

22Nov43

16Aug44

22Aug44

16Sep44

05Oct45

15Oct45

22Mar46

13May46

21Dec49

24Apr50

29Jun51

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Damaged during a wind storm at Western Junction airfield TAS.  Repaired sufficiently to return to unit.

Allocated to & received by Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport for further repairs.

Stbd wing damaged by Ansett, to be replaced with wing from AR816.  Also awaiting Oleo struts.

Received by1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to & received by Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport for complete overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Not selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Authorised by CDC for disposal.

Passed to DAP for action.

Collected by DAP from Point Cook.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr, H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

AS160

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3506

Apr/May41

19Jun41

27Aug41

24Sep41

01Oct41

09Dec41

15Dec41

06Feb42

04May42

07May42

08May42

02Apr43

15Apr42

30Nov43

10Dec43

08May44

17May44

14Sep44

21Feb45

02Mar45

11Jun45

18Jul45

23Jul45

30Jul45

14Feb45

22Apr45

22Mar46

03Feb47

30May47

12Dec47

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Undershot on landing approach and collided with boundary fence.  Damage to main tank, taiplane and mainplane.

Allocated to & received by Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repairs.

Progressing very slowly.  No technical drawings available, parts copied from samples.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve at Point Cook.

Allocated to & received by Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repairs.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Allocation cancelled, reallocated to 1AD Transfer & Ferry Flight (1DATFF).

Received by 1ADTFF.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at Mt Gambier, SA for Category C storage with mainplanes removed.

Received & stored at CMU.

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Offered for disposal

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AS161

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3507

Apr/May41

19Jun41

27Aug41

13Sep41

01Oct41

31Oct41

.

29Jan42.

.

17Oct45

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Engine failure caused a forced landing into the sea one mile S of Point Cook.  Pilot FLTLT C.A. Clarke and Trainee 411328 LAC D. Jacobs were rescued with minor injuries.  Aircraft eventually recovered to base.

Issued to No1 Engineering Squadron at Ascot Vale, Melbourne.  Remnants of AR917 combined with the remnants of AS161 to make Instructional Oxford Airframe No 1.

Instructional airframe converted to components.

 

AS175

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3521

Apr/May41

19Jun41

27Aug41

18Sep41

09Oct41

14Nov43

24Nov43

30Nov43

08Mar44

13Mar44

19Mar44

20Jun44

.

.

27Jun44

31Jan45

08Feb45

09Jul45

18Jul45

26Aug45

22Mar46

13May46

21Dec49

24Apr50

29Jun51

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request for overhaul - aircraft reached flying hours limit.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for complete overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Received by 1SFTS.

Stbd airscrew shattered in flight causing other damage, which prevented the undercarriage being lowered.  Wheels-up landing at Mount Mercer airport, VIC caused extensive damage.  Pilot 405243 FLTLT W.S. Pell and Trainees 4637 LAC G.G. Tucker and 41000 LAC I.C. Hamilton received minor cuts and abrasions.

Transferred to Reserve store awaiting repair allocation.

Allocated to V.I.A. Eng, Melbourne for repair & overhaul.

Received by V.I.A.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Received by RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Authorised by CDC for disposal.

Passed to DAP for action.

Collected by DAP from Point Cook.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr, H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

AS179

AS.10

Mk.II

3525

Apr/May41

19Jun41

25Aug41

13Sep41

20Sep41

18Aug42

24Aug42

29Aug42

.

31Aug42

14Sep42

29Jan43

02Apr43

12Apr43

13Apr43

16Oct43

.

.

08Sep44

12Sep44

20Nov44

24Jan45

05Feb45

07Feb45

12Feb45

28Jun45

06Sep45

30Oct45

16Mar46

18Mar46

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Wheels-up landing at Western Junction airfield, TAS caused extensive damage to tail unit, rear fuselage and undercarriage.  Request repair allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair.

Shipped from Western Junction to Ansett.

Awaiting test flight at Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

On a low level cross-country flight at 1010 hrs the aircraft struck a bridge near the Pikes Creek reservoir, four miles E of Ballarat VIC.   Pilot 417786 SGT R.R. Alcock and Trainee 437234 LAC J.W. Rayner were uninjured.  Aircraft suffered extensive damage to port wing. Error of judgement.

Allocated to RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Received by RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to Northern Area Command (NAC) RAAF Darwin, NT.

Allocation cancelled. Reallocated to 1AD.

Received by 1AD.

Allocated to 7 received by Ansett Airways at Mascot Airport, Sydney for overhaul.

Allocated to No 2 Central recovery Depot (2CRD) at RAAF Richmond.

Received by 2CRD.

Recommended for conversion.

Approval given to convert to components.

 

AS188

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3534

Apr/May41

19Jun41

25Aug41

24Sep41

01Oct41

22Oct41

22Oct43

31Oct43

08Feb44

08Feb44

02Mar44

12Sep44

18Sep44

30Nov44

24Dec44

05Feb45

12Feb45

09Apr45

10Aug45

13Sep45

22Mar46

13May46

21Dec49

24Apr50

29Jun51

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Accidentally raised the undercarriage before turning into wind for take-off.  Minor damage.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Received by RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS and transferred to reserve store.

Damaged by mini-cyclonic event.  Repaired at unit.

Allocated to RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Received by RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Not selected for post war use. Stored as Category E.

Authorised by CDC for disposal.

Passed to DAP for action.

Collected by DAP from Point Cook.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr, H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

AS201

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3535

Apr/May41

19Jun41

25Aug41

02Oct41

03Oct41

13Nov42

03May44

08May44

27Jul44

03Aug44

05Jan45

14Jan45

08Jun45

02Jul45

1945

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Camden, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Forced landing due to water in fuel.  No damage to aircraft.

Request allocation for complete overhaul.

To be held by CFS until further notice.

Allocated to No 2 Air Park (2AP) at Bankstown Airport, Sydney for storage.

Received by 2AP.

Allocated to No 2 Repair & Salvage Unit (2RSU) at Mt Druitt, NSW.

Received by 2RSU.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Allocation cancelled. To be held by 2RSU until further notice.

Converted to components.

AS216

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3550

Apr/May41

04Aug41

10Oct41

16Oct41

22Oct41

02Apr43

15Apr43

29Sep43

01Oct43

27Sep44

02Oct44

27Oct44

23Nov44

04Dec44

11Dec44

05Jan45

08Jan45

03May45

21May45

22Mar46

13Aug47

13Mar48

29Oct51

29May52

01Jul52

01May53

08Feb55

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Mascot Airport, Sydney for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by No 2 Air Park (2AP) at Bankstown Airport, Sydney for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU & place in storage.

Allocated to No 7 Elementary Flying Training School (7EFTS) at RAAF Deniliquin.

Received by 7EFTS.

Returned to AFRU store.

Allocated to AFRU strength.

Received by AFRU.

Allocated to AFRU Reserve.

Received by AFRU Reserve.

Selected for postwar use.  Stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AS271

AS.10

Mk.II

3582

Apr/May41

11Sep41

21Oct41

20Nov41

16Dec41

29Dec41

02Jan42

.

.

08Jan42

26Jan42

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

At the Werribee Relief Landing Ground the aircraft would not lift off after reaching V2 speed, ran off the runaway and crashed through two boundary fences.  Both mainplanes, front cabin, undercarriage and both airscrews were extensively damaged.  The solo pilot, 207794 LAC R.S. Strange, was slightly injured.

Recommended for conversion.

Converted to components.

AS309

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3602

Apr/May41

01Aug41

01Sep41

24Sep41

09Oct41

22Oct43

02Nov43

03Apr44

02May44

03May44

11Sep44

18Sep44

01Nov44

03Nov44

02Dec45

15Jan45

06Feb45

19Mar45

20Mar45

29Mar45

01Mar46

20Mar46

22Mar46

03Feb47

30May47

.

12Dec47

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Received by RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Allocated to No 2 Air Park Ferry Flight  (2APFF) at Bankstown Airport, Sydney.

Received by 2APFF.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Ferry Flight  (2ADFF) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by 2ADFF.

Allocation cancelled. Reallocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS and transferred to reserve store.

Allocated to No 1 Air Performance Unit at RAAF Laverton.

Received by 1APU.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit at Mt Gambier, SA.

Received by CMU.

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Offered for disposal

Issued to DAP who removed both propellors, engine parts, most cockpit instruments and other sundry items before placing the aircraft remnants for sale on a CDC tender.

Sold by DAP for five pounds ten shillings ($11) at the Aircraft Remnants Auction RAAF Mallala to Mr M.E. English of Victor St Mount Gambier, who used the fuselage as a dolls house. All that remained by 1974 were the two wing fuel tanks.

 

AS310

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3603

Apr/May41

01Aug41

10Oct41

16Oct41

22Oct41

28Dec43

09Jan44

08May44

16May44

18May44

25May44

30May44

21Aug44

24Aug44

06Oct45

15Oct45

03Jul46

03Feb47

30May47

18Dec47

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred from 1SFTS Store to strength.

Returned to store.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to 6SFTS store.

Received by 6SFTS store.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Offered for disposal

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AS311

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3604

Apr/May41

01Aug41

02Sep41

02Oct41

20Oct41

15Jul42

27Jul42

15Sep42

19Oct42

11Sep44

15Sep44

20Dec44

23Dec44

05Feb45

12Feb45

09Apr45

02Oct45

18Oct45

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Camden, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to 30Sqn at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW for Beaufighter training.

Received by 30Sqn.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Received by RAAF Point Cook Reserve.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Extensively damaged by mini-cyclonic event.  Request for repair or conversion allocation.

Allocated to No 3 Central recovery Depot (3CRD) at RAAF Base Amberley, QLD for conversion.

Received by 3CRD and converted to components.

 

AS323

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3616

Apr/May41

07Aug41

28Oct41

12Nov41

19Nov41

27Feb42

.

15Nov43

24Nov43

30Nov43

27Mar44

08Apr44

14Apr44

07Jul44

18Jul44

14Sep44

13Jan45

05Feb45

22Mar46

23May47

01Sep47

04Dec47

13Jul49

02Jun50

14Aug50

05Jun51

08Jun51

29Oct51

29May52

01Jul52

01May53

08Feb55

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

On landing at Werribee Satellite Airfield the aircraft swung to port and landed heavily on the port undercarriage.  Axle was bent and axle bolts sheared off.  Repairable at unit.

Request for complete overhaul.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 5 Operational Training Unit (5OTU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 5OTU.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Point Cook.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU & place in storage.

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Allocated to RAAF Station Garbutt, QLD.

Received by RAAF Station Garbutt and placed into storage.

Upgraded to Category B storage.

Allocated to & received by 10 Sqn at RAAF Garbutt.

Allocated to Base Sqn at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received Base Sqn East Sale.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

Highlight for Album: Oxford AS323

AS325

AS.10

Mk.II

3618

Apr/May41

15Aug41

18Oct41

08Nov41

18Nov41

29May44

14Sep44

05Oct44

12Oct44

23Jan45

24Jan45

09Feb45

03May45

21May45

23Mar46

13Aug47

24Mar48

17Oct49

06Mar50

13Nov50

20Dec50

29Oct51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Completed 1,317 flying hours, further life not recommended.  Recommended for overhaul & placed in storage.

Transferred to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to 1AD Ferry Flight (1ADFF).

Received by 1ADFF.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU & place in storage.

Selected for post war use.  Placed in Category C storage.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW for major servicing.

Received by 2AD.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AS355

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3633

Apr/May41

13Aug41

18Oct41

10Nov41

04Dec41

31Dec41

02Jan42

11Dec42

13Jan43

08May44

26May44

14Sep44

21Feb45

02Mar45

12Jun45

13Jun45

17Jun45

25Jun45

18Sep45

 

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly ay 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Heavy landing caused pilot to loose control allowing port wing to drop and smash into runway.  Repairable at unit.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS & placed in storage.

Transferred to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve.

Received by Point Cook Reserve.

Allocated to Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm (RNFAA) at Bankstown Airport, Sydney.

Received by RNFAA.

 

NO FURTHER INFORMATION.

 

AS356

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3634

Apr/May41

13Aug41

18Oct41

10Nov41

04Dec41

22Dec41

29Mar44

.

.

06Apr44

10Apr44

14Apr44

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly ay 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

During a solo night flying exercise the aircraft was observed to dive into the sea two miles SW of Point Cook at 0120 hrs. The student pilot 422418 LAC Robert Wallace Bruce (32) married of Northbridge, NSW was never found presumed killed. A headstone commemorates LAC Bruce at the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne. Grave No 1.N.B.14

Aircraft recovered from seabed and recovered to Point Cook.

Allocated to No 1 Central Recovery Deport at Werribee Satellite Airfield for conversion.

Received by 1CRD and converted to components by 03May44.

 

 

AS357

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3635

Apr/May41

13Aug41

15Oct41

08Nov41

18Nov41

11Apr42

.

.

.

13Apr42

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

During a night flying exercise at 0210 hrs the aircraft was observed to dive into the sea one mile SE of the Point Cook pier.  The pilot 411449 SGT John Arthur Harivel of Armadale Vic was missing presumed killed and the Trainee 416419 LAC Geoffrey Lloyd Edwards was rescued with minor injuries.

SGT Harivel is commemorated on the Sydney Memorial Panel No 6.

Aircraft not recovered, struck-off charge.

AS370

AS.10

Mk.II

3648

Apr/May41

04Jun41

21Oct41

10Nov41

04Dec41

15Dec41

19Jan43

24Jan43

27Apr43

11Dec43

12Dec43

28May44

29May44

19Sep44

14Feb45

01May45

03May45

21Aug45

23Aug45

06Sep45

22Mar46

23May47

01Sep47

26May50

14Aug50

25Aug50

01Sep50

05Jun51

08Jun51

29Oct51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly ay 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Broken brake cable resulted in a minor taxiing accident.  Repaired at unit.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Request for overhaul allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU & place in storage.

Selected for post war use.

Allocated to RAAF Station Garbutt, QLD

Received by RAAF Station Garbutt.

Allocated to 10Sqn at RAAF Garbutt.

Received by 10Sqn.

Allocated to Base Sqn East Sale, VIC.

Received by Base Sqn East Sale.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

AS371

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3649

Apr/May41

11Sep41

21Oct41

11Nov41

29Nov41

01Dec41

24May43

31May43

20Sep43

22Sep43

03Oct43

10Jan44

14Sep44

28Aug45

09Sep45

22Mar46

05Sep46

20Sep46

13May46

21Dec49

24Apr50

29Jun51

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly ay 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Tamworth, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Moved with CFS to RAAF Station Parkes, NSW.

Moved with CFS to RAAF Point Cook, VIC.

Allocated to Instrument Test Flight (ITF) at Point Cook.

Transferred to ITF.

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category B.

Allocated to CFS.

Received by CFS.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal

Collected by DAP.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr, H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

AS374

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3652

Apr/May41

11Sep41

21Nov41

10Dec41

30Dec41

05Jan42

24Mar42

25Mar42

26Mar42

19May42

22Jun42

03Jul42

03Mar43

01Jun43

05Jun43

24Mar44

31Mar44

05May44

12May44

11Sep44

18Sep44

07Feb45

30Apr45

01May45

07May45

01Jun45

02Jun45

26Jul45

09Sep45

22Mar46

13May46

21Dec49

24Apr50

29Jun51

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

On landing aircraft stalled at 50ft and crash landed.  Extensive damage, request repair allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

On landing finals, hit the boundary fence and then a flare path light.  Minor damage repaired at unit.

Allocated to Station HQ at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by Station HQ.

Allocated to No 3 Communications Unit (3CU) at RAAF Richmond.

Received by 3CU.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Allocated to No 8 Elementary Flying Training School (8EFTS) at RAAF Station Narrandera, NSW

Received by 8EFTS.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) Narrandera.

Received by CMU.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Not selected for post war use. Stored as Category E.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal

Collected by DAP.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr. H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

AS375

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3653

Apr/May41

11Sep41

28Nov41

20Dec41

06Jan42

24Jan42

24Feb42

03Mar42

16Apr42

.

.

12May42

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

At 1050 hrs on landing approach pilot [33240 LAC E.A. Talbot] failed to see Oxford AT614 [409750 LAC F. Searby] and the aircraft collided 30ft above the ground just short of the runway.  Both aircraft crashed and were write-offs, and both pilots suffered serious but survivable injuries.

1AD Salvage Section recovered the wreckage and converted to components.

 

AS378

AS.10

Mk.II

3656

Apr/May41

11Sep41

21Oct41

15Nov41

30Dec41

04Jan42

08Apr42

.

09Apr42

10Apr42

29Aug42

04Sep42

24Nov43

.

28Aug44

04Sep44

01Dec44

08Feb45

09Feb45

22Mar46

23Dec46

03Feb47

13May47

30May47

.

18Dec47

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly ay 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Forced landed after suffering damage in a rain squall.  Ran off the runway and through a fence causing serious damage to the undersides of the aircraft and the undercarriage.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Wheels-up landing caused damage to: nose section 10%; both propellors 100%; port air cleaner 100%; stbd ari cleaner 75%; engine cowls 25%. Repairable at unit.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Forced landing in a paddock due to stbd engine failure. Ran through two fences causing minor damage, repaired at unit.

Allocated to 6SFTS reserve.

Transferred to 6SFTS reserve.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Downgraded to Category E.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Offered for disposal

Issued to DAP who removed both propellors, engine parts, most cockpit instruments and other sundry items before placing the aircraft remnants for sale on a CDC tender.

Sold by DAP for five pounds ten shillings ($11) at the Aircraft Remnants Auction RAAF Mallala to farmer Mr C.R. Fuss of Agery, SA.  By 1965 very little remained except the complete cockpit perspex.

 

AS383

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3661

Apr/May41

07Jun41

28Oct41

10Nov41

29Nov41

15Dec41

16Feb44

08May44

11Jul44

29Jul44

19Sep44

25Sep44

20Mar45

09Apr45

16Apr45

08Feb45

09Feb45

22Mar46

23Dec46

03Feb47

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly ay 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request allocation for overhaul.

Transferred to reserve.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to Victorian Interstate Airways (VIA) at Essendon Airport for completion of overhaul.

Received by V.I.A.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to 6SFTS reserve.

Transferred to 6SFTS reserve.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Downgraded to Category E.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Offered for disposal

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AS385

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3663

Apr/May41

07Aug41

28Oct41

10Nov41

12Nov41

18Nov41

11Dec41

.

16Dec41

08Mar43

20Mar43

19Apr44

03May44

12Oct44

29Oct44

12Sep44

19Sep44

13Jan45

12Feb45

07Mar46

22Mar46

13May47

15Oct48

08Aug49

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

When landing at night the student [10911 LAC C.K. Devers], held off high, failed to check in time and landed heavily.  Serious damage to undercarriage  and both airscrews. No injuries to LAC Devers or Instructor PLTOFF R.J. Thomas.

Allocated to & received by Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to & issued to 1AD Ferry Flight (1ADFF).  For special duties with GRPCPT Walters.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU & place in storage.

Allocated as Ground Training Aid to RAAF Base Wagga Wagga, NSW.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Offered for disposal

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

AS386

AS.10

Mk.II

 

3664

Apr/May41

07Aug41

28Oct41

10Nov41

27Nov41

28Nov41

15Apr42

11May42

Jun42

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly ay 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

On take-off the aircraft stalled then crash landed causing extensive damage. Recommended for conversion.

Issued to 1AD for salvage and conversion.

Converted to components.

 

AS389

AS.10

Mk.II

 

 

3667

Apr/May41

08Aug41

21Nov41

30Nov41

30Dec41

08Jan42

02Apr43

15Apr43

30Nov43

04Dec43

08May45

13May44

12Sep44

14Sep44

19Mar45

22Mar45

10Sep45

03Oct45

08Oct45

22Mar46

13Aug47

02Mar48

04May51

18May51

11Oct51

02Nov51

24Mar52

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Allocated to V.I.A. at Essendon Airport for overhaul.

Received by V.I.A.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU & place in storage.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Bankstown Airport for major servicing.

Received by de Havilland.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 2AD for post servicing checks.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW on AFHQ SSV 31916/53

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AS392

AS.10

Mk.II

 

 

3670

Apr/May41

15Sep41

28Nov41

10Dec41

30Dec41

05Jan41

24Nov42

26Nov42

30Nov42

25Feb43

01Mar43

15Mar43

30Nov43

.

.

04Dec43

07Dec43

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Heavy landing caused damage to both air cleaners and extensive damage to the lower fuselage. Request repair allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Received by 1SFTS.

Immediately after landing from a night flying exercise at Little River Satellite airfield the aircraft collided with a tender crossing the runway.  Aircraft was extensively damaged and recommended for conversion.  Pilot 421496 FLGOFF J. Major and Student 433387 LAC Lynham B.C received minor injuries and suffered from shock.

Issued to Werribee Salvage Section.

Allocated to No 1 Central Recovery Depot at Werribee and converted to components.
 

Highlight for Album: Oxford AS392

AS476

AS.10

Mk.1

1194

Mar/Oct41

03Sep41

23Oct41

20Nov41

04Dec41

09Dec41

18Aug42

25Aug42

30Oct42

03Nov42

06Nov42

24May43

25May43

11Jul43

27Dec43

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.

.

.

30Dec43

20Jan44

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit 1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Heavy landing caused extensive damage. Recommended for repair allocation.

Allocated to V.I.A. Eng, Melbourne for repair & overhaul.

Received by V.I.A.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Aircraft reported overdue, pilot reported missing.  Pilot was instructed to practice steep turns and single engine flying in an area North of Lara Satellite Airfield and to the West of the You Yangs Mountains. An unsuccessful search was carried out when the aircraft failed to return.  A report was then called in that stated an aircraft had crashed into Mt Sabine approximately 16 miles North of Apollo Bay.  Pilot 433335 LAC G.F. Leslie was located in the Heidelberg Hospital in a serious but stable condition.  Aircraft was destroyed.

Allocated to No 1 Central Recovery Depot (1CRD) at Werribee.

Received by 1CRD and converted to components.

 

AS498

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1216

Mar/Oct41

11Jul41

19Sep41

29Sep41

17Oct41

22Oct41

01Aug42

12Sep44

18Sep44

07Feb45

30Apr45

01May45

07May45

11Jun45

12Jun45

26Jul45

09Sep45

22Mar46

13May46

21Dec49

24Apr50

29Jun51

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Heavy landing caused damage to both mainplanes and undercarriage. Repaired at unit.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Allocated to No 8 Elementary Flying Training School (8EFTS) at RAAF Station Narrandera, NSW

Received by 8EFTS.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) Narrandera.

Received by CMU.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Not selected for post war use. Stored as Category E.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal

Collected by DAP.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr, H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

AS558

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1263

Mar/Oct41

28Sep41

04Dec41

20Dec41

10Jan42

24Jan42

24Feb42

03Mar42

06Jul42

03Sep43

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16Sep43

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA

Received by6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Aircraft fitted with turret.

During a low level cross-country training flight at 1435 hrs the aircraft suffered a stbd engine failure at a height of 100ft eight miles North of Lismore, NSW. .  Aircraft immediately lost height to approximately 50ft and stuck a windbreak consisting of a line of high (70-80ft) trees.  Impact with the trees caused massive damage to the fwd & centre fuselage sections and stbd wing.  Pilot had no option but to crash land immediately into a muddy paddock. Pilot 11902 FSGT J. Young and Student 422917 LAC N.L. Magin received minor cuts and abrasions.  The aircraft was effectively destroyed.

Wreckage was recovered 1SFTS Salvage Section and converted to components where possible.

 

AS609

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1295

Mar/Oct41

04Sep41

23Oct41

05Nov41

18Nov41

20Nov41

26Nov41

.

.

20Jan42

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

When landing at the Werribee Relief Landing Ground the pilot [LAC R.W. Helsham] failed to see Boomerang A20-393 [LAC A.G. Brittain] that was also trying to land.  Aircraft collided but both managed to land.  AS609 had port mainplane severely damaged and the fuselage was badly broken and twisted.  Neither pilot suffered serious injury.

Converted to components.

 

AS615

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1301

Mar/Oct41

10Sep41

15Oct41

25Oct41

08Nov41

12Nov41

13Jan42

13Sep43

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16Sep43

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Pilot got lost on a cross-country flying exercise, ran out of fuel and made an emergency landing.  Aircraft recovered.

Aircraft was practicing formation flying with HN271.  For reasons unknown the aircraft collided and crashed  at Salt Lake one mile NE of RAAF Point Cook. Those killed in the accident were: AS615 pilot 19923 LAC John Henry Friday (29) single of Bonnie Doon, VIC; and, HN271 pilot 432972 LAC Vincent Martin Purkiss (19) single of Armidale, NSW and passenger 430167 LAC Noel James Harper (19) single of Devonport, TAS.

LAC Friday is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne Grave 1.N.A.5

LAC Purkiss is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne Grave 1.N.A.9

LAC Harper is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne Grave 1.N.A.7

Wreckage converted to components.

 

 

                                

AS618

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1304

Mar/Oct41

13Aug41

15Oct41

25Oct41

08Nov41

19Nov41

22Jun42

16Jul42

23Sep43

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit 1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

While conducting a Maritime Patrol Exercise in Bass Strait the aircraft was seen to crash onto Deal Island, 80km S of Wilsons Promontory.  The four man crew of: Pilot 411878 FSGT Joseph Docherty (30) single of Glasgow, Scotland; Navigator 419605 PLTOFF Kenneth Roy Cowling (19) single of Bendigo, VIC; WOAG 419937 SGT Peter Albion Hendrickson (19) single of Maryborough, VIC; and, WOAG 418504 SGT Norman Stirling Graham (22) single of Mandalay, Burma were all killed.  Aircraft destroyed.

 

FSGT Docherty is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne Grave 1.R.B.16

SGT Graham is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne Grave 1.R.C.4

PLTOFF Cowling is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne Grave 1.R.B.15

SGT Hendrickson is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne Grave 1.R.C.8

 

                                     

AS622

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1308

Mar/Oct41

10Sep41

27Oct41

10Nov41

13Nov41

16Nov41

09Dec41

14Mar44

19Apr44

03May44

05Sep44

15Sep44

18Sep44

13Jan45

04Feb45

02Jul45

09Jul45

22Mar46

13Aug47

24Mar48

17Oct49

21Jan50

.

25Jan50

04Dec50

14Dec50

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Accidental retraction of undercarriage on tarmac caused extensive damage.  Repaired at 1AD.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request allocation for overhaul.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU

Allocated to AFRU Reserve.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot (2AD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW for major servicing.

The vehicle transporting AS622 to 2AD was involved in a road accident near Lockhart, NSW.  Aircraft suffered extensive damage.

Received by 2AD.  Recommended for conversion.

Approved for conversion

Converted to components.

 

AS623

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1309

Mar/Oct41

03Sep41

23Oct41

30Oct41

16Dec41

21Dec41

11Jun42

15Oct43

24Oct43

08Feb44

03Feb44

03Mar44

12Sep44

18Sep44

13Jan45

04Feb45

02Jul45

09Jul45

22Mar46

13Aug47

24Mar48

22Mar46

29Oct51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

On landing finals during night operations the pilot held off too high rsulting in a heavy landing.  Repaired at unit.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU

Allocated to AFRU Reserve.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW on AFHQ SSV 31917/53

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

AS627

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1313

Mar/Oct41

04Sep41

27Oct41

10Nov41

23Nov41

01Dec41

28Jul44

14Sep44

19Apr45

24Apr45

23Jul45

14Aug45

06Sep45

13Aug47

24Mar48

22Mar46

17Oct49

25Jan50

02Sep50

21Sep50

02Oct50

01Nov50

29Oct51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request allocation for overhaul.

Transferred to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU & transferred to store.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot (2AD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW for major servicing.

Received by 2AD.

Allocated to No 3 Aircraft Depot (3AD) at RAAF Base Amberley, QLD.

Received by 3AD.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW on AFHQ SSV 31917/53

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AS636

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1323

Mar/Oct41

02Sep41

18Nov41

28Nov41

04Dec41

10Dec41

23Oct42

29Oct42

14Feb44

22Feb44

06Jul44

21Jul44

14Sep44

07Feb45

30Apr45

01May45

07May45

01Jun45

07Jun45

22Mar46

13May47

30Sep47

12Dec47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit 1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Allocated to No 1 Wireless Air Gunnery School at Ballarat Airport, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Allocated to No 8 Elementary Flying Training School (8EFTS) at RAAF Station Narrandera, NSW

Received by 8EFTS.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) Narrandera.

Received by CMU.

Not selected for post war use.

Offered for disposal

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AS638

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1325

Mar/Oct41

03Aug41

15Oct41

29Oct41

12Nov41

18Nov41

14Jul43

11Sep44

18Sep44

07Feb45

30Apr45

01May45

07May45

01Jun45

02Jun45

26Jul45

21Aug45

22Mar46

13May46

21Dec49

24Apr50

29Jun51

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Undercarriage collapsed on take-off. Moderate damage, repaired at unit.

Allocated to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ at Point Cook.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Allocated to No 8 Elementary Flying Training School (8EFTS) at RAAF Station Narrandera, NSW

Received by 8EFTS.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) Narrandera.

Received by CMU.

Allocated to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ at Point Cook.

Not selected for post war use.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal

Collected by DAP.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr. H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

AS665

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1327

Mar/Oct41

03Sep41

23Oct41

20Nov41

10Dec41

16Dec41

17Aug43

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22Aug43

24Aug42

10Sep43

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

The pilot [432183 LAC J.H. Hornbrook] was briefed to perform solo steep turn and single engine forced landing training at Little River Satellite airfield. On one approach with the stbd engine throttled to idle the pilot elected to go-around but when he opened the port throttle fully, the port engine burst into flames. The pilot made a low level circuit and successfully belly landed on the runway.  Aircraft extensively damaged, recommended for conversion. Pilot uninjured.

Issued to 1SFTS Salvage Section.

Allocated to No 7 Central Recovery Depot at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW for conversion.

Converted to components.

 

AS671

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1333

Mar/Oct41

02Sep41

18Nov41

28Nov41

16Dec41

24Dec41

15Jan44

11Feb44

19Feb44

01Aug44

02Jan45

14Jan45

27Jan45

12Feb45

03Oct45

15Oct45

13May46

15Oct48

08Aug49

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Aircraft completed 1376 hours, further life not recommended. Request for complete overhaul.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU & transferred to store.

Allocated to AFRU storage.

Received by AFRU storage.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal

DAP action completed.

 

AS672

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1334

Mar/Oct41

15Aug41

16Oct41

10Dec41

16Dec41

22Dec41

09Jun44

14Sep44

05Dec44

11Dec44

20Mar45

28Mar45

09Apr45

22Mar46

25Mar48

18Jun48

23Jun49

04Nov49

15Mar50

24Apr50

29Oct51

26Nov51

12Feb52

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request allocation for complete overhaul.

Transferred to Station Reserve at Point Cook.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by CFS.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to 1SFTS

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft for complete overhaul.

Received by de Havilland.

Allocated to Station Reserve at Point Cook.

Received at Station Reserve.

Declared surplus.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB.

Downgraded to Category E.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW on AFHQ SSV 31917/53

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AS687

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1349

Mar/Oct41

25Sep41

14Jan42

14Mar43

23Mar42

30Mar42

30Mar42

02Apr42

28Jun42

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03Jul42

06Jul42

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Allocation cancelled

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

On landing finals 200 yards SW of Werribee Satellite Airfield at 1430 hrs, R6191 (Pilot LAC AE Southern) collided mid-air with Oxford AS687 (Pilot LAC Douglas Linden Bussenschutt).  416928 LAC Bussenschutt (28) single of Kadina, SA was killed and LAC Southern was severely injured.  Both aircraft were written off.

LAC Bussenschutt is buried in Kadina Cemetery, SA Protestant Block 74, Path 47.

Issued to 1AD Salvage Section

Received by 1AD and converted to components.

 

AS694

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1356

Mar/Oct41

01Oct41

05Dec41

28Dec41

02Jan42

11Jan42

07Apr42

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30Apr42

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Aircraft was part of a four machine formation flying training exercise approximately seven miles SW of Point Cook when an aircraft following ran into AS694. As a result of the collision the aircraft spun out of control and dived into the ground.  Pilot 407311 FLGOFF Leslie Vyvyan Newall (24) married of Unley Park, SA and student pilots 26473 LAC Milton Desmond Boland (27) single of Adelaide, SA; and, 409286 LAC Bradford Robert Watson (21) single of Melbourne, VIC were all killed and the aircraft destroyed.

FLGOFF Newall is interred in the Victorian Cremation Memorial, Melbourne Panel No 3.

LAC Boland is buried in Mitcham Cemetery, Adelaide Sec C Path 3 Grave 331

 

Aircrfat converted to components at 1SFTS.

AS702

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1364

Mar/Oct41

02Oct41

06Dec41

28Dec41

02Jan42

24Jan42

24Feb42

03Mar42

19Jun42

.

.

.

20Jun42

 

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

At 1530 hrs while conducting a low level solo navigation exercise the aircraft struck HT power lines three miles SW of the Rockbank Wireless Station, 30 miles from Melbourne.  The aircraft was almost completely destroyed by fire and the pilot 410010 LAC George Stanley Orrell (20) single of St Kilda, VIC was killed on impact.

LAC Orrell is buried in the Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne RC Section Compt A Sec 10 Grave 31

Struck -off charge.

AS703

AS.10

Mk.1

 

1365

Mar/Oct41

02Oct41

05Dec41

28Dec41

02Jan42

24Jan42

24Feb42

03Mar42

31Dec42

13Jan43

30Nov43

04Dec43

08May44

17May44

14Sep44

14Feb45

11May45

15May45

18Sep45

22Sep45

25Sep45

04Oct45

22Mar46

12Jan47

19Jan47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve at Point Cook.

Request for overhaul allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair/overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks..

Allocated to No 11 EFTS Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Benalla, VIC for storage.

Received by CMU Benalla.

Not selected for post war use, to be stored as Category E.

Sold by CDC to Mr. P.H. Burton, PO Box 184 Bourke NSW for the sum of 150 pounds ($300).

Removed from Benalla by purchaser.

 

AS742

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1388

Mar/Oct41

04Oct41

23Oct41

10Nov41

13Nov41

20Nov41

15Jun42

.

16Jul42

23Aug42

21Oct42

22Oct42

24Oct42

02Nov42

19Mar43

31Mar44

19Apr44

03May44

01Oct44

02Oct44

23Oct44

24Oct44

17Oct44

26Oct44

18Feb46

22Mar46

01Apr46

12Oct46

06Aug47

23Aug47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Overshot a landing while carrying out a single engine approach and ran through a fence. Nose section damage 25%; both airscrews 100%; and, engine cowls 25%.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair & overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks..

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Undercarriage collapsed on landing. Damage to both airscrews 75%; cowls 15%; fuselage 10%.

Completed 1350 hours, not recommended for further life until overhaul and repair completed.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair and overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Station HQ Reserve at Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ Reserve at Point Cook.

Allocated to No 5 Aircraft Depot (5AD) Store at RAAF Base Wagga Wagga, NSW.

Received by 5AD Store.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) Mt Gambier, SA for storage with mainplanes removed.

Selected for post war use, to be stored as Category C.

Received at CMU Mt Gambier.

Offered for disposal by CDC.

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AS743

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1389

Mar/Oct41

05Oct41

16Aug41

01Sep41

13Sep41

20Sep41

27Oct41

02Nov43

.

24Nov43

01Dec43

14Apr44

19Apr44

21Apr44

05Aug44

.

.

.

12Sep44

25Sep44

02Feb45

08Feb45

27Mar45

09Apr45

12Apr45

22Mar46

03Jul46

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Struck a soft patch of ground on the western side of the airfield. Tail wheel assembly torn out of the aircraft.

Stbd undercarriage collapsed on landing. Damage stbd mainplane 100%; fwd fuselage 25%; stbd airscrew 100%; stbd undercarriage 50%; stbd engine cowl 65%; lower fuselage 15%.  Beyond unit repair capability.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Received by 1SFTS.

Pilot was performing unauthorised low flying along a railway line when the aircraft struck telephone wires at 1140 hrs. Damage inflicted necessitated an immediate wheels-up crash landing, causing major damage.  Pilot 412997 FLGOFF D.N. Mitchell; 2nd Pilot FLGOFF A.B. Deland; and passengers FLTLT J.P. McGuire and PLTOFF R.S. Jansen were all uninjured. Disciplinary action against the pilot recommended dismissal from the RAAF.

Allocated to Station HQ Reserve at Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ Reserve at Point Cook.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) Storage Reserve at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS Storage Reserve.

Not selected for post war use, to be stored as Category E.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve at Mallala.

Offered for disposal by CDC.

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AS789

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1417

Mar/Oct41

22Jul41

02Sep41

12Sep41

24Sep41

01Oct41

14Mar44

19Apr44

03May44

02Oct44

09Oct44

22Oct44

17Oct44

26Oct44

08Feb46

20Mar46

22Mar46

01Oct46

13May47

21Aug47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request for overhaul allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Station HQ Reserve at Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ Reserve at Point Cook.

Allocated to No 5 Aircraft Depot (5AD) Store at RAAF Base Wagga Wagga, NSW.

Received by 5AD Store.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) Mt Gambier, SA for storage with mainplanes removed.

Received at CMU Mt Gambier.

Selected for post war use, to be stored as Category C.

Offered for disposal by CDC.

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AS793

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1421

Mar/Oct41

22Jul41

01Sep41

12Sep41

24Sep41

09Oct41

10Mar44

19Apr44

02May44

12Sep44

29Sep44

14Oct44

23Nov44

04Dec44

05Jan45

08Jan45

22Mar46

13Aug47

13May48

29Oct51

29May52

01Jul52

01May53

18May54

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request for overhaul allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Refresher Unit (AFRU) Reserve Store at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU Store.

Allocated to AFRU Strength.

Received AFRU Strength.

Allocated to AFRU Store.

Received by AFRU Store.

Selected for post war use, to be stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW on Stores Sales Voucher (SSV) 31916/53

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

AS831

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1445

Mar/Oct41

22Jul41

10Oct41

16Oct41

11Nov41

30Mar44
.

01May53

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request for overhaul allocation.
No Further Information
Sold to Mr. C.W. Smith of Milperra, NSW

 

AS840

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1454

Mar/Oct41

01Jun41

05Dec41

15Dec41

10Jan42

17Jan42

24Feb42

03Mar42

31Dec42

13Jan43

26Apr43

07Jul43

.

19Jul43

23Jul43

18Oct43

25Oct43

27Oct43

27Oct43

31Oct43

28Aug44

10Sep44

23Mar46

03Feb47

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Overran flare path and hit trees during a night time landing.  Moderate damage to port side of the aircraft.

Ran off the runway during rain storm and dropped into a ditch. Damage to fuselage 65%; tail 25%; stbd elevator 30%; Recommended for conversion

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to Beam Approach Flight (BAF) at RAAF Base Point Cook.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Not selected for post war use, to be stored as Category E.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve at Mallala.

Offered for disposal by CDC.

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AS841

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1455

Mar/Oct41

11Sep41

23Oct41

30Nov41

04Dec41

15Dec41

21Jan42

.

.

.

17Feb42

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

During solo night flying practice at 0110 hrs, the aircraft dived into Port Phillip Bay 400 yards SE of Point Cook.  The pilot 416616 LAC Kingsley Holman Sampson (23) single of Adelaide, SA was killed. The aircraft wreckage was salvaged and returned to base.

LAC Sampson is buried in the Mitcham Cemetery, Adelaide. Sec E Path 31 Grave 1178

Converted to components.

 

AS843

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1457

Mar/Oct41

22Jul41

21Oct41

30Nov41

16Dec41

24Dec41

06Dec43

28Dec43

09Jan44

19Apr44

16May44

.

.

.

.

30May44

01Aug44

03Aug44

06Aug44

14Sep44

13Jan45

12Feb45

07Mar46

22Mar46

13May46

15Oct48

08Aug49

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request for overhaul allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Aircraft was dispatched from Laverton to Essendon to pick-up spares from Victorian Interstate Airways. Aircraft landed at Essendon waited 15 minutes for the spares then departed for Laverton.  After take-off at 100' excessive vibration was felt throughout the entire aircraft and emanating from the port engine.  Pilot elected to make an immediate wheels-up landing at Essendon.  Minor damage to fuselage and undercarriage, but both airscrews were destroyed. 

Pilot 415046 FLGOFF D.H. Bennett and passenger CPL J.G. Thompson were uninjured.

Issued to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Refresher Unit (AFRU) Reserve Store at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU Store.

Allocated to Ground Training Unit (GTU) at RAAF Base Wagga Wagga, NSW.

Selected for post war use, to be stored as Category C.

Offered for disposal by CDC.

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AS863

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1477

Mar/Oct41

02Sep41

18Nov41

25Nov41

03Dec41

04Dec41

30Dec42

17May42

.

.

18May42

21May42

11Jun42

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Stbd wing tip struck the ground during landing.  Minor damage, no injuries.

At 1930 hrs on final approach to land at the Lara Relief Airfield, the pilot allowed the aircraft to get too low and hit trees near the boundary.  Aircraft was extensively damaged and the pilot 409701 LAC S.V. Hillman received abrasions, knee and facial injuries.

Allocated to 1AD Salvage Section

Received by 1AD Salvage Section

Converted to components

 

AS866

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1480

Mar/Oct41

06Sep41

14Nov41

10Jun42

21Oct42

02Nov42

02Apr43

15Apr43

11Dec43

14Dec43

08May44

14May44

15Jun44

20Jun44

28Aug44

10Sep44

22Mar46

03Jul46

13May46

30May47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 2AP.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) Store at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS Store.

Request approval from Store to Strength.

Transferred from Store to Strength.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Not selected for post war use, to be stored as Category E.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve at Mallala.

Offered for disposal by CDC.

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AS867

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1481

Mar/Oct41

08Sep41

14Nov41

10Dec41

06Jan42

24Jan42

29Mar42

05Apr42

20Aug43

14Sep43

19Sep43

08Dec43

08Dec43

24Dec43

28Aug44

04Sep44

25Oct45

26Oct45

22Mar46

03Jul46

13May46

30May47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 2AP.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Overran airfield a struck a stone fence. Extensive damage. Recommended for conversion.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair.

Received by Ansett.

Received by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for post repair checks

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to 6SFTS Reserve Store

Received by 6SFTS Reserve Store

Not selected for post war use, to be stored as Category E.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve at Mallala.

Offered for disposal by CDC.

Issued to DAP

Sold by DAP.

 

AS868

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1482

Mar/Oct41

08Sep41

14Nov41

30Nov41

30Dec41

05Jan42

14Jul42

11Jan44

11Feb44

19Feb44

06Aug44

08Aug44

12Aug44

10Sep44

13Jan45

17Feb45

22Mar46

13Aug47

23Feb48

15Feb50

22Mar50

30Nov50

14Dec50

19Dec50

13Feb52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 2AP.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Collided with Oxford V3475. Minor damage to port airscrew.

Request for overhaul allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Refresher Unit (AFRU) Reserve Store at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU Store.

Selected for post war use, to be stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Mascot Airport for major servicing.

Received by de Havilland.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by No 2 Aircraft Depot (2AD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW for post servicing checks.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW on Stores Sales Voucher (SSV) 31916/53 AFHQ 9/86/34

Aircraft flown out of RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AS909

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1508

Mar/Oct41

25Sep41

14Jan42

18Mar42

18Jul42

20Jul42

21Jul42

03Aug42

27Sep42

16Oct42

17Oct42

29Dec42

07Jan43

18Jan43

19Jul43

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

01Aug43

19Aug43

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Issued to Technical Squadron at RAAF Base Point Cook for assembly & testing.

Received by Technical Squadron Point Cook.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Heavy landing damaged undercarriage beyond unit repair capability.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

At approximately 0850 hrs EB897 was in formation with Oxford AS909 over the Durdidwarrah Dam seven miles E of Meredith VIC.  For some unknown reason the aircraft collided in mid-air and crashed with all four airmen being killed. Those killed were: EB897 Pilot 428043 LAC Alan Keith Goyne (20) single of Hobart, TAS and 2nd Pilot 418266 LAC Albert Ian Gumley (19) single of Beeac, VIC.  AS909 Pilot 34331 LAC David George Haig (34) married of Sydney, NSW and 2nd Pilot 419848 LAC Noel Irvine Crane (20) single of Melbourne, VIC.

LAC Goyne is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne. Grave 2.T.D.1

LAC Gumley is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne. Grave 2.T.D.3

LAC Haig is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne. Grave 2.T.D.7

LAC Crane is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne. Grave 2.T.D.5

Issued to Salvage Section Point Cook.

Converted to components.

 

                             

 

AS923

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1522

Mar/Oct41

02Oct41

05Dec41

20Dec41

02Jan42

17Jan42

29Mar42

05Apr42

29Mar44

07May44

28Jul44

09Aug44

30Oct44

08Nov44

12Nov44

13Jan45

12Feb45

22Mar46

13May47

05Apr48

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Completed 1197 flying hours. Not recommended for further life until overhauled.

Transferred to 1SFTS Reserve.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Refresher Unit (AFRU) Reserve Store at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU Store.

Selected for post war use, to be stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW on Stores Sales Voucher (SSV) No 31916/53 AFHQ 9/86/34.

Aircraft flown out of RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AS932

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1533

Mar/Oct41

10Oct41

12Feb42

06Mar42

13Mar42

16May44

14Sep44

22Sep44

28Sep44

24Nov44

02Dec45

16Jan45

27Jan45

06Feb45

22Mar46

13Aug47

17Mar48

29Oct51

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Completed 1210 flying hours. Not recommended for further life unless overhauled.

Transferred to 1SFTS Reserve.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Refresher Unit (AFRU) Reserve Store at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU Store.

Selected for post war use, to be stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW on Stores Sales Voucher No 31916/53 AFHQ 9/86/34.

Aircraft flown out of RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AS940

AS.10

Mk.II

 

1539

Mar/Oct41

25Oct41

16Dec41

10Jan42

17Jan42

24Feb42

08Mar42

11May44

08May44

30Aug44

31Aug44

24Sep44

09Apr45

11Apr45

16Apr45

21May45

23May45

22Mar46

03Jul46

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Completed 1175 flying hours. Not recommended for further life unless overhauled.

Transferred to 1SFTS Reserve.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair.

Allocation to Ansett cancelled. Reallocated to Victoria Interstate Airlines (VIA) for overhaul.

Received by VIA.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to 6SFTS Reserve Store

Received by 6SFTS Reserve Store

Selected for post war use, to be stored as Category C.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve at Mallala.

Offered for disposal by CDC.

Issued to DAP.

Sold by DAP for seventeen pounds ($35) at the Aircraft Remnants Auction RAAF Mallala to Doctor C.R. Downing of 48 Anzac Highway, Everard Park Adelaide, SA.  The aircraft (minus wings) was towed to the doctor's house behind his Jaguar car, and again towed behind his Jaguar six months later to Lucindale, SA [350km SSE of Adelaide].  The fuselage was used as sleeping quarters for ex-servicemen then engaged in clearing timbered land.

 

AT439

AS.10

Mk.1

3675

Aug41/Jan42

13Aug41

18Oct41

08Nov41

12Nov41

12Apr42

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.

.

14May42

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Departed Point Cook for a patrol along the coast and crashed three miles NE of Beech Forest at 1105 hrs.  Cause of the crash is unknown.  Pilot 407908 SGT Theodore William PENN (20) single of Unley, SA and Trainees 409376 LAC John Robert Black(27) married of Newport, VIC and 408284 LAC Russell Edward Johnston (31) married of North Fitzroy, VIC  all died in the crash.

SGT Penn is buried in the Adelaide Centennial Park Cemetery. Gen Plot Path 8 Grave 466

LAC Black is buried in the Williamstown General Cemetery C of E Plot Comp O Line 12 Grave 7

LAC Johnston is interred in the Victoria Cremation Memorial Panel No 3
Issued to 1 AD for salvage and/or conversion to components.

Read the discussion about the memorial for AT439

 

AT454

AS.10

Mk.1

3690

Aug41/Jan42

28Sep41

24Nov41

02Jan42

Jan42

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at RAAF Station Pearce,WA.

Received crated to No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC

Converted to components.

AT459

AS.10

Mk.1

3695

Aug41/Jan42

13Aug41

24Nov41

04Dec41

03Dec41

26Feb43

28Mar43

04Nov43

.

17Feb44

21Feb44

20Aug44

19Oct44

05Jan45

14Jan45

08Jun45

02Aug45

Aug45

Aug45

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Station HQ at RAAF Nowra, NSW.

Received by Station HQ.

Engineering Report stated that although the aircraft had only accumulated 699 hrs the airframe glues and adherents had deteriorated well past acceptable limits.  Aircraft was placed in storage at Nowra until issue resolved.

Allocated to No 2 Air Park (2AP) at Bankstown Airport, Sydney for temporary storage.

Received by 2AP.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 2 Central Recovery Depot (2CRD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW

Received by 2CRD.

Allocated to Ansett Airways for repair/overhaul.

Allocation to Ansett cancelled.

Recommended for conversion.

Converted to components.

 

AT462

AS.10

Mk.1

3698

Aug41/Jan42

28Sep41

05Dec41

23Jan42

09Feb42

29Mar42

01Apr42

18May44

29May44

14Sep44

26Oct44

01Nov44

07May45

15May45

09Jul45

18Jul45

24Jul45

01Aug45

13Aug45

22Mar46

07May46

07Aug46

13Jul46

19May49

09Aug49

16Nov49

08Dec49

11Jan50

27Feb50

07May50

19May50

03Aug50

23Aug50

29Oct51

26Nov51

15Jan52

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

14Jan54

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated flying hours used. Not recommended for further use.

Transferred from Strength to Reserve.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve at Point Cook.

Allocated to V.I.A. Engineering at Essendon Airport for overhaul.

Received by V.I.A.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to V.I.A. Engineering at Essendon Airport for rectification of faults discovered by 1AD.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Reserve Store at Point Cook.

Received by Reserve Store.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at Point Cook.

Received by CFS.

Selected for post war use.

Transferred to Reserve Store at Point Cook.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at Point Cook.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Mascot Airport for 240 hourly servicing.

Received by de Havilland.

Allocated to 30 (Target Towing] Sqn at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by 30Sqn.

Allocated Base Squadron Point Cook for Category B storage.

Received by Base Squadron Point Cook.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated Base Squadron Point Cook for Category B storage.

Received by Base Squadron Point Cook.

Declared surplus.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft flown out of RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AT468

AS.10

Mk.1

3704

Aug41/Jan42

15Sep41

12Sep42

01Oct42

12Oct42

15Oct42

30Oct42

01Nov42

19Jul43

.

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26Jul43

30Jul43

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Taking-off in a strong cross-wind at Mallacoota Airfield, SA the pilot lost control and the aircraft went through a fence, causing extensive damage.  Recommended for conversion.  Pilot 420219 SGT A. Malcom; Navigator PLTOFF A.J. Tisdall; and WAGs 422036 SGT T.L. Scully and 423675 SGT R.C. Davis received minor bruises and abrasions.

Allocated to No 26 Repair & Salvage Unit (26RSU) at Werribee Satellite Airfield, VIC.

Received by 26RSU and converted to components.

AT469

AS.10

Mk.1

3705

Aug41/Jan42

15Sep41

23Nov41

30N0v41

04Jan42

17Jan42

11Jan44

11Feb44

24Feb44

12Jun44

23Jun44

25Jul44

26Aug44

14Sep44

20Nov44

19Dec44

05Feb45

12Feb45

10Feb45

10Mar45

12Mar45

21Mar45

31Mar45

09Apr45

10Apr45

15Apr45

02Oct45

18Oct45

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Engineering inspection revealed that glues and adherents have deteriorated beyond limits.  Request overhaul.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair/overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC

Received by 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS and transferred to reserve store.

Approval granted to use aircraft for delivering sealed mail bags and essential communications to operational units.

Allocated to and received by 1AOS.

Forced landing at Grafton Airport, NSW following engine failure.  Repaired in-situ and returned to unit.

Allocated to Air Gunnery School (AGS) at West Sale, VIC.

Allocation to AGS cancelled.  Reallocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Point Cook.

Damaged by mini-cyclonic event at Evans Head.  Extensively damaged and beyond unit repair capability.

Allocation to CFS cancelled.

Request for overhaul allocation.

Allocated to No 3 Aircraft Depot (3AD) at RAAF Base Amberley, QLD for conversion.

Received by 3AD and converted to components.

 

AT470

AS.10

Mk.1

3706

Aug41/Jan42

15Sep41

28Nov41

30Nov11

30Dec41

05Jan42

20Apr42

18Aug42

24Aug42

23Sep43

15Oct43

08Nov43

01Mar44

03Mar44

20Mar44

22Mar44

27Mar44

29Mar44

04Dec45

11Feb46

22Mar46

13Aug47

09Mar48

11May50

15May50

02Jun51

12Jun51

15Jun51

29Oct51

29May52

01Jul52

01May53

18May54

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Extensively damaged when AR816 taxied into AT470.  Repairable at unit.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Engineering inspection revealed that glues and adherents have deteriorated beyond limits.  Request overhaul.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair/overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks..

Allocated to No 5 Operational Training Unit (5OTU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 5OTU.

Allocated to No 7 Operational Training Unit (7OTU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 7OTU.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Bankstown Airport, Sydney for overhaul.

Received by de Havilland.

Received by No 2 Aircraft Depot (2AD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

Highlight for Album: Oxford AT470

AT471

AS.10

Mk.1

3707

Aug41/Jan42

15Sep41

23Nov41

30Nov41

21Dec41

06Jan42

17Jan42

24Feb42

03Mar42

09Apr44

14Sep44

22Sep44

28Sep44

19Dec44

30Dec44

08Jan45

27Jan45

12Feb45

03May45

21May45

22Mar46

13May47

08Apr48

29Oct51

29May52

01Jul52

01May53

18May54

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 2 Training Group HQ Sydney for temporary duty.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Further life not recommended, request allocation for conversion.

Transferred to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Allocated to AFRU Reserve store.

Received by AFRU Reserve store.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

AT475

AS.10

Mk.1

3711

Aug41/Jan42

15Sep41

21Nov41

10Dec41

30Dec41

05Jan42

18Aug42

25Aug42

01Sep43

08Sep43

18Sep43

01Dec43

08Dec43

13Dec43

13Dec43

26Jan44

20Feb44

03Aug44

.

.

.

28Aug44

30Aug44

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Engineering inspection revealed that glues and adherents have deteriorated beyond limits.  Request overhaul.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Removed AT5/AR8 W/T Equipment.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Parkes, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Stbd engine cut out on takeoff from Goobang Satellite airfield NSW, which resulted in a force landing one mile N of the runway.  Damage included: airframe general 45%; both airscrews 100%; port and stbd wing 15%; undercarriage 60%; fwd fuselage 100%; centre fuselage 70%; both engines 10%.  Recommended for conversion. 

Pilot 262636 FLTLT E.J. Meredith and 2nd Pilot 412204 WOFF K.F. Sommerville received only minor injuries.

Allocated to No 2 Central Recovery Depot (2CRD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW

Received by 2CRD and converted to components.

 

AT477

AS.10

Mk.1

3713

Aug41/Jan42

15Sep41

28Nov42

10Dec41

06Jan42

24Jan42

24Feb42

06Mar42

29Mar43

05Apr42

01Oct42

02Oct42

09Sep44

13Jan45

17Jan45

20Jan45

23Jan45

02Mar45

05Mar45

02Apr45

24May45

26Nov45

22Mar46

24Aug46

30Aug46

24Sep48

26Nov48

09Sep49

16Sep49

19Sep49

15Jan50

07Mar50

29Oct51

26Nov51

15Jan52

09Oct52

01May53

14Jan54

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Beam Approach Flight (BAF) at RAAF Base Point Cook.

Received by BAF.

Allocated to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

AFRU request transfer back to Point Cook as aircraft is unsuitable for training.

AFRU request allocation for complete overhaul.

Allocated to AFRU Reserve.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Allocated to V.I.A. Engineering in Melbourne for complete overhaul.

Received by V.I.A.

Received by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for post overhaul checks.

Selected for post war use.

Allocated to No 3 Aircraft Depot (3AD) at RAAF Base Amberley, QLD.

Received by 3AD.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Parkes, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Bankstown Airport, Sydney for overhaul.

Received by de Havilland.

Allocated Base Squadron Point Cook for Category B storage.

Received by Base Squadron Point Cook.

Declared surplus.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft flown out of RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

AT484

AS.10

Mk.1

3720

Aug41/Jan42

25Sep41

14Jan42

23Feb42

13Jul42

15Jul42

21Jul42

27Jul42

31Dec42

07Jan43

11Dec43

13Dec43

08May44

18May44

14Sep44

08Mar45

11Mar45

02Aug45

14Aug45

06Sep45

22Mar46

13May48

02Jun48

11Jun48

07Jul48

09Jul48

07Dec48

16Jan49

17Jan49

02Feb49

04Mar49

07Mar49

10May49

16May49

03Aug50

15Jan51

07Mar51

29Oct51

26Nov51

15Jan52

09Oct52

01May53

14Jan54

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to Technical Squadron at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Received by Technical Squadron.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Allocated to V.I.A. Engineering at Essendon Airport for overhaul.

Received by V.I.A.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU & placed in storage.

Selected for post war use.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Allocation cancelled. Reallocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by 2AD.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Bankstown Airport, Sydney for overhaul.

Received by de Havilland.

Allocated to Base Squadron Point Cook.

Received by Base Squadron Point Cook.

Allocated to 1AD for prototype fitment of VHF radios.

Received by 1AD.

Allocated to Aircraft Research & Development Unit (ARDU) at RAAF Laverton.

Received by ARDU.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated Base Squadron Point Cook for Category B storage.

Received by Base Squadron Point Cook.

Declared surplus.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. CW Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft flown out of RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

AT487

AS.10

Mk.1

3723

Aug41/Jan42

15Sep41

21Nov41

30Nov41

21Dec41

06Jan42

24Jan42

24Feb42

03Mar42

09Mar43

05Apr43

12Sep44

18Sep44

19Dec44

20Dec44

11Jan45

05Feb45

12Feb45

09Apr45

15Apr45

30Aug45

02Oct45

18Oct45

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

\Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to and received by No 2 Training Group HQ Sydney for temporary duty.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Station HQ Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ Point Cook.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

On ferry flight to Evans Head engine failure resulted in a forced landing at Tuggerah Airfield, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.  Transferred to Care & Maintenance Unit Evans Head.

Extensively damaged by mini-cyclonic event at Evans Head.  Beyond unit repair capability.

Request allocation for complete overhaul.

Awaiting allocation decision.

Allocated to No 3 Central Recovery Depot (3CRD) at RAAF Base Amberley, QLD for conversion.

Received by 3CRD and converted to components.

 

AT506

AS.10

Mk.1

3729

Aug41/Jan42

15Sep41

25Nov41

20Dec41

06Jan42

24Jan42

24Feb42

06Mar42

29Mar42

05Apr42

11Sep44

05Mar45

02Jul45

05Oct45

15Oct45

22Mar46

23Dec45

13May46

15Oct48

08Aug49

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

\Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 2AP.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Allocated to Strategic reserve.

Transferred to strategic reserve.

Not selected for post war use. Stored as Category E.

Upgraded to Category C.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

 

AT508

AS.10

Mk.1

3731

Aug41/Jan42

11Sep41

21Oct41

10Nov41

29Nov41

03Dec41

11Sep44

18Sep44

12Oct44

.

03Nov44

01Dec46

04Dec46

06Jun48

23Mar48

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Fault in the undercarriage selector system resulted in a wheels up landing.  Damage to: airframe general 15%; port airscrew 95%; fwd fuselage 30%; rear fuselage 15%.  Recommend conversion to Instructional Airframe.

Converted to AFRU Instructional Airframe No 7.

Offered to CDC for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for action,

DAP disposal action completed.

 

AT588

AS.10

Mk.1

3772

Aug41/Jan42

25Sep41

14Jan42

20Feb42

23Feb42

30Mar42

30Mar42

02Apr42

09Mar44

.

08May44

30Aug44

24Sep44

05Dec44

30Dec44

15Jan45

20Jan45

05Feb45

06Feb45

20Mar45

21Mar43

31Mar45

09Apr45

05Oct45

15Oct45

22Mar46

21Nov47

27Nov47

16Dec48

17Jan49

17Jun49

22Jun49

21Dec49

03Aug50

23Aug50

29Oct50

26Nov51

17Dec51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

14Jan54

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Heavy landing at Point Cook caused the port undercarriage to collapse causing serious damage. Beyond unit repair capability, recommend repair allocation.

Transferred to Reserve.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for complete overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot (2AD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by 2AD.

Allocated to 2AD Ferry Flight (2ADFF).

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Allocated to Air Gunnery School at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC.

Allocation cancelled. Reallocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve.

Received by Point Cook Reserve.

Selected for post war use.

Allocated to CFS at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by de Havilland.

Allocated to Flying Training School (FTS) at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by FTS.

Undercarriage collapsed on landing.  Minor damage, repaired at unit.

Allocated to Point Cook reserve.

Received by Point Cook reserve.

Declared surplus.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft flown out of RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

AT614

AS.10

Mk.1

3798

 

Aug41/Jan42

18Nov41

05Jan42

20Jan42

11Feb42

16Feb42

24Feb42

27Feb42

03Mar42

08Mar42

16Apr42

.

.

30Apr42

 

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

At 30ft above ground on landing finals to the Werribee Relief Landing ground at 1050 hrs AT614 collided with AS375 , both aircraft crashed short of the runway and were written-off.  Both Pilots 409750 LAC F. Searby [AT614] & 33240 LAC E.A. Talbot [AS375] were seriously injured.

Wreckage was converted to components.

 

AT623

AS.10

Mk.1

3807

Aug41/Jan42

18Nov41

05Jan42

20Jan42

23Jan42

09Feb42

24Feb42

27Feb42

02Mar42

06Mar42

31Dec42

13Jan43

19Jan43

25Jan43

10Jan44

11Feb44

19Feb44

11Jul44

03Aug44

04Aug44

14Sep44

13Jan45

12Feb45

03May45

21May45

22Mar46

13Aug47

26Mar48

17Oct49

06Apr50

04Dec50

14Dec50

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at RAAF West Sale, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request allocation for overhaul.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for complete overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Point Cook.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Allocated to AFRU reserve.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot (2AD) at RAAAF Base Richmond, NSW for major servicing.

Received by 2AD.

Approved for conversion.

Converted to components.

 

AT644

AS.10

Mk.1

3813

Aug41/Jan42

18Nov41

05Jan42

20Jan42

23Jan42

09Feb42

29Mar44

05Apr44

08May42

.

.

.

.

.

.

11May42

22Jun42

Constructed by de Havilland Aircraft at Hatfield, Hertfordshire under contract Air/B118356/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

During low level bombing practice 10 miles NE of Werribee Satellite Airfield the aircraft struck a tree at 1350 hrs and then dived into the ground.  Aircraft destroyed.  Pilot 407904 LAC John Albert McKenzie (21) single of Minlaton, SA and Trainees 408277 LAC Robert John Cranston (24) single of New Town, TAS & LAC 408281 Eric Kenneth Gilbert (21) single of Hobart, TAS were all killed.

LAC McKenzie is buried in the Port Adelaide Suburban Cemetery Sec L Row 10 Grave 379A

LAC Cranston is buried in the Hobart (Cornelian Bay) Public Cemetery C of E Plot Sec FF Grave 273

LAC Gilbert is buried in the Hobart (Cornelian Bay) Public Cemetery C of E Plot Sec FF Grave 272

Issued to 1AD Salvage Section.

Converted to components.

BF869

AS.10

Mk.1

1616

Oct41/Jun42

15Dec41

12Mar42

01Apr42

12Apr42

24Jul44

29Jul44

14Sep44

07Mar45

11Mar45

28May45

02Jul45

05Jul45

22Mar46

03Feb46

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to 1SFTS store.

Received by 1SFTS store.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Point Cook.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for complete overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Stored as Category E.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

Sold by DAP for five pounds ten shillings ($11) at the Aircraft Remnants Auction RAAF Mallala to the brothers W.J & F. Maloney of Virginia, Adelaide. 
Aircraft (minus wings) was towed to James Ryans Service Station in Virginia where it was reduced to spares and parts.

 

BF885

AS.10

Mk.1

1632

Oct41/Jun42

12Nov41

12Mar42

22Mar42

01Apr42

29May42

07Jun42

29May44

05Oct44

12Oct44

19Dec44

30Dec44

16Jan45

27Jan45

12Feb45

03Oct45

22Mar46

13Aug47

26Mar48

29Oct51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for assembly & testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major repair.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ at Point Cook.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for complete overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

BF887

AS.10

Mk.1

1634

Oct41/Jun42

15Dec41

12Mar42

31Mar42

02Apr42

11May42

.

.

04Jun42

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Aircraft was seen to be out of control and crash into the sea two miles SW of Point Cook. Pilot 401381  PLTOFF Harold Keith Wishart Jolly; Trainee 409536 LAC Daniel Joseph Francis Ganley and Trainee 416394 LAC John Essery King were all killed.

Struck off register.

 

BF888

AS.10

Mk.1

1635

Oct41/Jun42

15Dec41

12Mar42

07Apr42

12Apr42

03May44

26Oct44

07Nov44

13Feb45

27Jan45

22Feb45

02Jul45

03Oct45

22Mar46

13Aug47

26Mar48

29Oct51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to 1SFTS Reserve.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for complete overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Allocated to AFRU reserve.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

BF912

AS.10

Mk.1

1645

Oct41/Jun42

22Mar42

26Jun42

07Jul42

08Jul42

11Sep44

02Oct44

07Feb45

19Feb45

06Sep45

12Sep45

03Dec45

26Feb46

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Allocated to AFRU reserve.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Allocated to No 7 Central Recovery Depot (7CRD) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 7CRD.

Recommended for conversion.

Converted to components.

BF913

AS.10

Mk.1

1646

Oct41/Jun42

19Apr42

11Jun42

22jun42

25Jun42

01Jul42

03Aug42

07Aug42

12Aug42

31Dec42

13Jan43

07Jul43

.

.

.

08Jul43

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) at Fishermans Bend, Melbourne for reassembly and testing.

Received by CAC.

Received by 1AD for post assembly checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Aircraft failed to climb after take-off at 0920 hrs and crashed through two boundary fences causing extensive damage.  Investigation showed hoar frost on the mainplanes, which the pilot failed to see on his pre-flight inspection. Pilot 410186 SGT P. Waters and Trainees 427795 LAC R.C. Broad & 437112 LAC D.G Broad were slightly injured and suffered from shock.  Aircraft recommended for conversion.

Allocated to 1AD Salvage Section for conversion.

 

BF915

AS.10

Mk.1

1648

Oct41/Jun42

15Dec41

11Jun42

30jun42

27Jul42

09Aug42

02Apr43

15Apr43

11Dec43

20Dec43

08May44

17May44

14Sep44

08May45

15May45

03Sep45

12Sep45

18Sep45

22Mar46

13May46

21Dec49

24Apr50

29Jun51

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS & placed into storage.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Point Cook.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for complete overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Station HQ at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal

Collected by DAP.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr. H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

BF916

AS.10

Mk.1

1649

Oct41/Jun42

09Apr42

12Jun42

14Jun42

02Jul42

20Aug42

25Aug42

08Oct42

15Oct42

02Mar44

.

.

.

27Mar44

24Apr44

26Apr44

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for assembly & testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major repair.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS & placed into storage.

Allocated to Beam Approach Flight (BAF) at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by BAF.

Two miles W of the Little River Satellite Airfield at 400ft after take-off the port engine failed at 1135 hrs.  Pilot tried to return to airfield but could not maintain height and crash landed in a paddock then ran through a fence.  Pilot PLTOFF W. McMuntz, Navigator PLTOFF D.R. Mills and WAG 430410 SGT N.R. Stocks received minor scrapes and bruises.  Aircraft extensively damaged and recommended for conversion.

Allocated to No 1 Central Recovery Depot (1CRD) at Werribee Satellite Airfield, VIC

Received by 1CRD.

Converted to components.

BF918

AS.10

Mk.1

1651

Oct41/Jun42

04Apr42

12Jun42

14Jun42

18Jun42

01Jul42

02Jul42

12Jul42

11Jan44

24Feb44

25Feb44

15May44

23Jun44

26Jun44

20Jul44

21Jul44

05Feb45

11Feb45

28Aug45

09Sep45

08May45

09May45

22Mar46

31May46

21Dec46

24Apr50

29Jun51

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for assembly & testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major repair.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for acceptance checks.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU

Request overhaul allocation because glues and adherents have deteriorated beyond limits.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major repair.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post servicing checks.

Allocated to 1SFTS store.

Received by 1SFTS store.

Allocated to 34Sqn at Parafield Airport SA.

Received by 34Sqn.

Allocated to Beam Approach Flight (BAF) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received at BAF.

Allocated to Instrument Flying Flight (IFF) at RAAF Point Cook.

Transferred to IFF.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store as Category B.

Received by Reserve Store.

Not required for post war use. Stored as Category E

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal

Collected by DAP.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr. H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

BF919

AS.10

Mk.1

1652

Oct41/Jun42

19Apr42

11Jun42

22Jun42

25Jun42

30Jun42

08Aug42

07Aug42

23Aug42

15Jun44

14Sep44

09Jan45

14Jan45

30Apr45

03May45

07May45

28Jun45

04Jul45

22Mar46

13May46

16Oct47

25Mar48

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) at Fishermans Bend, Melbourne for reassembly and testing.

Received by CAC.

Received by 1AD for post assembly checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Request overhaul allocation because glues and adherents have deteriorated beyond limits.

Transferred to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major repair.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post servicing checks.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store as Category B.

Received by Reserve Store.

Allocated to Air Gunnery School (AGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC.

Received by AGS.

Selected for post war use.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

BF976

AS.10

Mk.1

1696

Oct41/Jun42

10Apr42

11Jun42

22Jun42

18Jul42

21Jul42

30Jul42

03Aug42

16Jun43

13Jul43

13Oct43

20Oct43

16Dec43

20Sep44

19Mar45

17Apr45

10Aug45

16Sep45

22Mar46

13may46

16Oct47

25Mar48

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook.

Allocation cancelled.

Issued to United States Army Air Service (USAAS) at RAAF Station Townsville.

Allocated to No 5 Communications Flight (5CF) RAAF Station Townsville.

Received by 5CF.

Allocated to No 13 Aircraft Repair Depot (13ARD) at RAAF Breddan, QLD for repair of glued joints.

Received by 13ARD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.  Transferred to Care & Maintenance Unit Evans Head.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store as Category B.

Received by Reserve Store.

Selected for post war use.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

 

BF982

AS.10

Mk.1

1702

Oct41/Jun42

07Apr42

11Jun42

25Jun42

09Jul42

15Jul42

11Sep44

17Sep44

02Mar45

07Mar45

08Apr45

18May45

31May45

03Sep45

12Sep45

18Sep45

22Mar46

23Jun48

20Jul48

15Dec49

27Feb50

19May50

19May50

03Aug50

23Aug50

29Oct51

26Nov51

01Feb52

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Allocated to AFRU reserve.

Received by AFRU reserve.

Request for overhaul allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major repair.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post servicing checks.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store as Category B.

Received by Reserve Store.

Selected for post war use.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Mascot Airport for complete overhaul.

Received by de Havilland.

Allocated to Station HQ Store at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ Store.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Base Squadron Store at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by Base Squadron Store.

Declared surplus

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

BF983

AS.10

Mk.1

1703

Oct41/Jun42

07Apr42

11Jun42

30Jun42

20Jul42

05Aug42

08Oct42

12Oct42

04Aug43

.

.

.

.

.

.

15Aug43

01Sep43

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Beam Approach Flight (BAF) at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by BAF.

Mid-air collision with Boomerang A46-103 one mile W of Laverton airfield VIC at 1645 hrs.  Boomerang recovered to base with moderate damage.  BF893 spun out of control and crashed killing all on board: Pilot 411141 FSGT Thomas Harley Hart (26) married of Katoomba, NSW; Navigator 424963 SGT Victor Keith Caiger (19) single of Coledale, NSW and WOAG 424859 SGT Kenneth George Dawson (19) single of Chatswood, NSW.

FSGT Hart is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne. Grave 2.S.B.13

SGT Caiger is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne. Grave 2.S.D.13

SGT Dawson is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne. Grave 2.S.C.14

Wreckage issued to Technical Salvage Section of 1SFTS.

Converted to components.

 

                             

BF984

AS.10

Mk.1

1704

Oct41/Jun42

07Apr42

11Jun42

15Jul42

22Jul42

11Sep44

17Sep44

02Mar45

05Mar45

28May45

31May45

01Oct45

19Nov45

26Nov45

19Feb46

05Mar46

22Mar46

13May47

06Aug47

21Aug47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Allocated to AFRU reserve.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major repair.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post servicing checks.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit at RAAF Station Mt Gambier, SA.

Received by CMU.

Not selected for post war use. Stored as Category E.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

 

BF987

AS.10

Mk.1

1707

Oct41/Jun42

07Apr42

10Jun42

30Jun42

17Jul42

18Jul42

01Aug42

14Apr43

17May43

28May43

01Jun43

19Apr44

03May44

05Sep44

19Sep44

22Sep44

13Jan45

12Feb45

07May45

.

22Mar46

13Aug47

24Mar48

17Oct49

06Apr50

23Nov50

28Feb51

29Oct51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

14Jan54

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to Technical Squadron at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Received by Technical Squadron .

Issued to United States Army Air Service (USAAS) at RAAF Station Townsville.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Station HQ at RAAF Richmond.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair and overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for post repair checks.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ at RAAF Point Cook.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

During engine run-up the brakes were accidentally released which allowed the aircraft to move fwd and strike BM714 parked 20 yards in front.  Minor damage, repaired at unit.

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by CMU.

Allocated to 2AD for major servicing & Upgraded for Category B storage.

Received by 2AD

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. C.W. Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft flown out of RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

BF996

AS.10

Mk.1

1716

Oct41/Jun42

07Apr42

11Jun42

06Jul42

14Jul42

11Sep44

18Sep44

02Mar45

05Mar45

22Mar46

23Dec46

13May46

17Sep47

16Nov49

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Allocated to AFRU reserve.

Transferred to AFRU Reserve.

Not selected for post war use. Stored as Category E.

Upgraded to Category C storage.

Authorized by CDC for write-off.

Passed to DAP for action.

DAP disposal action completed.

 

BG119

AS.10

Mk.1

 
1728

Oct41-Jun42

18Aug42

17Nov42

17Dec42

17Jan43

18Jan43

03Feb43

18Feb43

19Sep43

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

23Sep43

07Oct43

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

At 1645 hrs the aircraft was seen to go into a steep, left-hand turn, then onto its back over the north shore of Lake Victoria, Gippsland VIC. The aircraft then rolled out, the nose went up, and then entered a dive from which it did not recover. The aircraft struck the ground, exploded and completely disintegrated. The pilot 415584 FSGT James Archer Layton (20) single of Glenelg, SA; Navigator 413521 FSGT Titus Courlander Anderson (23) single of Port Kembla, NSW; and, 2nd Navigator 405042 WOFF Gordon Walter Clarke (22) single of Maryborough, QLD were all killed on impact.

FSGT Layton is buried in the Sale War Cemetery Plot B Row B Grave 2

FSGT Anderson is buried in the Sale War Cemetery Plot B Row B Grave 3

WOFF Clarke is buried in the Sale War Cemetery Plot B Row B Grave 1

Wreckage recovered by No 22 Repair & Salvage Unit at Werribee Satellite Airfield, VIC.

Converted to components.

 

BG124

AS.10

Mk.1

 
1733

Oct41-Jun42

07Apr42

11Jun42

16Jul42

27Jul42

03Oct43

.

24Nov43

01Dec43

08Mar44

23Mar44

24Mar44

07Jul44

23Nov45

13May46

26Jun47

17Sep47

16Nov49

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Landing accident.  Damage to port mainplane 15%; fwd fuselage 70%; undercarriage 35%; port airscrew 100%; stbd airscrew 100%; port engine cowling 70%.  Recommended for conversion.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair and overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 5 Operational Training Unit (5OTU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for post repair checks.

Received by 5OTU.

To be held for rocket projectile training.

Stored as Category B.

Authorized by CDC for write-off.

Received by 78 Wing HQ at RAAF Base Williamtown, NSW for short term loan.

Passed to DAP for action.

DAP disposal action completed.

BG201

AS.10

Mk.1

 
1782

Oct41-Jun42

11May42

12Jul42

17Jul42

28Jul42

05Oct42

06Oct42

01Jan43

27Jan43

01Feb43

17May43

31May43

28Aug44

13Sep44

06Oct45

15Oct45

03Feb47

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for assembly & testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major repair.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

Pilot retracted undercarriage too early and aircraft crash landed.  Moderate to severe damage, unable to repair at unit.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major repair.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to 6SFTS reserve store.

Received by reserve store.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

 

BG202

AS.10

Mk.1

 
1783

Oct41-Jun42

07May42

22Jun42

23Jun42

24Jun42

20Jul42

21Jul42

05Aug42

12Sep44

18Sep44

20Nov44

14Jan45

05Feb45

07Feb45

12Feb45

15Feb45

09Apr45

30Jul45

18Oct45

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) at Fishermans Bend, Melbourne for reassembly and testing.

Received by CAC.

Received by 1AD for post assembly checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Station HQ Reserve at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Allocated to Northern Area Command HQ (NAC) at RAAF Darwin, NT.

Received by 1AOS.

Allocation to NAC cancelled.

Damaged by mini-cyclonic event at RAAF Evans Head.  Repaired at unit.

Aircraft to be reduced to major components and crated for dispatch.

Converted to components.

 

BG204

AS.10

Mk.1

 
1785 Oct41-Jun42

07May42

22Jun42

25Jun42

24Jun42

13Jul42

17Jul42

20Jul42

08Jul43

.

07Aug43

15Aug43

25Oct43

25Oct43

26Oct43

27Oct43

08Nov43

28Aug44

10Sep44

14Jul45

06Oct45

15Oct45

03Feb47

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) at Fishermans Bend, Melbourne for reassembly and testing.

Received by CAC.

Received by 1AD for post assembly checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Severely damaged by ground fire accident.  Port mainplane 100%; centre fuselage 60%; fwd fuselage 100%; port engine 25%; plus other minor damage.  Recommended for conversion.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major repair.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to Beam Approach Flight (BAF) at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocation to BAF cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Pilot selected undercarriage UP when performing post landing vital action checks.  Moderate damage repaired at unit.

Allocated to 6SFTS reserve store.

Received by reserve store.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

Sold by DAP at the Aircraft Remnants Auction RAAF Mallala to Mr Robert C McKnight of Maitland, Yorke Peninsula, SA. Mr. McKnight purchased the aircraft for the nuts, bolts, washers etc, that could be used in his mechanic business.  The aircraft was chopped up in the 60s.

Oxford BG204

BG217

AS.10

Mk.1

 
1798

Oct41-Jun42

19May42

25Sep42

30Oct42

13Dec42

14Dec42

12Jan43

18Jan43

07May43

.

12Sep44

18Sep44

07Feb45

26Feb45

09Mar45

22Mar46

01Apr46

13May46

06Feb48

01Nov48

12Nov48

24May49

11Jul49

19Dec50

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

BG217 (Pilot 428054 LAC M. Scarr) was standing cross-wind awaiting take-off at little River Satellite airfield when AR915 piloted by 11902 SGT J. Young taxied into the aircraft. Both aircraft were extensively damaged.

Allocated to Station HQ Store at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Damaged by mini-cyclonic event.  Repaired at unit.

Stored as Category E.

Offered for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP

Withdrawn from DAP action.

Allocated to Land Warfare School at RAAF Laverton.

Allocation cancelled.

Passed to DAP

DAP disposal action completed.

 

BG219

AS.10

Mk.1

 
1800

Oct41-Jun42

19May42

25Sep42

30Oct42

13Dec42

14Dec42

06Jan43

11Jan43

06Jul44

21Jul44

14Sep44

10Apr45

14Apr45

05May45

06May45

17Jun45

04Aug45

22Aug45

22Mar46

13May46

21Dec49

24Apr50

29Jun51

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ Store.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at Point Cook.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to Station HQ Store.

Transferred to Station HQ Store.

Request for overhaul allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Allocation cancelled.

Stored as Category E.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal

Collected by DAP.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr. H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

BG223

AS.10

Mk.1

 
1804

Oct41-Jun42

19May42

25Sep42

30Oct42

13Dec42

14Dec42

06Jan43

11Jan43

26Feb44

.

10May44

01Sep44

05Sep44

06Nov44

13Nov44

23Mar46

10Apr46

13May46

16Oct47

12Dec47

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU

On landing rollout pilot taxied off the runway into a ditch.  Damage to: port airscrew 10%; stbd airscrew 95%; port mainplane 10%; stbd mainplane 10%; centre fuselage 15%; rear fuselage 80%, both engines 5%.  Repairable at unit.

Struck a steel telephone cable support pole while taxying.  Damage beyond unit repair capability.  Request allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to General Reconnaissance School (GRS) at RAAF Station Bairnsdale, VIC.

Received by GRS.

Stored as Category E.

Offered to CDC for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal

DAP disposal completed.

 

BG226

AS.10

Mk.1

 
1807

Oct41-Jun42

19May42

25Sep42

30Oct42

13Dec42

14Dec42

09Jan43

11Jan43

06Jul44

21Jul44

14Sep44

07Feb45

26Feb45

09Apr45

22Mar46

01Apr46

13May46

06Feb48

01Nov48

12Nov48

24May49

11Jul49

19Dec50

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Damaged by mini-cyclonic event.  Repaired at unit.

Stored as Category E.

Offered for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP

Withdrawn from DAP action.

Allocated to Land Warfare School at RAAF Laverton.

Allocation cancelled.

Passed to DAP

DAP disposal action completed.

 

BG358

AS.10

Mk.1

 
1901

Oct41-Jun42

25Jan42

07Apr42

30May42

14Jul42

15Jul42

21Jul42

21Jul42

12Apr43

28Aug44

09Sep44

19Nov45

23Mar46

03Feb46

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to Technical Squadron at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Received by Technical Squadron.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Trainee pilot taxied into a fence after landing. Moderate damage, repaired at unit.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Ground looped after landing at Mt Gambier airfield SA.  Moderate damage, repaired at unit.

Stored as Category E.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

Sold by DAP at the Aircraft Remnants Auction RAAF Mallala to Mr Dudley Edwards c/o 'Uriana' farm via Sandilands, Yorke Peninsula, SA. 
By 1974 nothing remained of the aircraft.

 

BG373

AS.10

Mk.1

 
1916

Oct41-Jun42

01May42

07Apr42

30May42

14Jul42

15Jul42

21Jul42

24Jul42

02Mar43

.

.

08Mar43

15Mar43

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to Technical Squadron at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Received by Technical Squadron.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

At 1710 hrs trainee pilot [424243 LAC D.V. Watson] on first solo landing at Werribee Satellite Airfield, VIC undershot badly and hit a tree on the boundary.  Stbd wing torn off, undercarriage torn off, airscrews destroyed, and engines seriously damaged.  Pilot suffered minor injuries and shock.  Aircraft recommended for conversion.

Awaiting allocation.

Issued to Point Cook Salvage Section and converted to components.

 

BG427

AS.10

Mk.1I

 
1954

Oct41-Jun42

27May42

30Nov42

20Dec42

09Jan43

18Jan43

21Aug44

24Aug44

22Mar46

03Feb46

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Stored as Category E.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

Sold by DAP at the Aircraft Remnants Auction RAAF Mallala to Mr James Francis of Maitland, Yorke Peninsula SA.  By 1966 only one Cheetah engine remained at the farm.

 

BG429

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 
1956

Oct41-Jun42

31May42

01Oct42

21Dec42

04Jan43

05Jan43

21Jan43

15Feb43

16Mar43

29Mar43

11May43

18May43

18May43

31May43

12Jun43

15Jul43

05Aug43

09Aug43

08Jul44

03Aug44

07Feb45

26Feb45

09Apr45

22Mar46

01Apr46

13May46

06Feb48

01Nov48

12Nov48

24May49

11Jul49

19Dec50

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Radio Installation & Maintenance Unit (1RIMU) at RAAF Laverton.

Received by 1RIMU.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 1 Communications Flight (1CF) at RAAF Station Pearce, WA

Received by 1CF. 

Damaged in transit, allocated to Australian National Airlines (ANA) at Maylands, Perth for repairs.

Received by ANA.

Allocated to No 17 Repair & Salvage Unit (17RSU) at RAAF Station Cunderdin, WA

Received by 17RSU for post repair checks.

Issued to 1CF at RAAF Pearce.

Received by 1CF.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) store at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS Store.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.  Transferred to Care & Maintenance Unit Evans Head.

Damaged during mini-cyclonic event, repaired at unit.

Stored as Category E.

Offered for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP

Withdrawn from DAP action.

Allocated to Land Warfare School at RAAF Laverton.

Allocation cancelled.

Passed to DAP

DAP disposal action completed.

 

BG432

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 
1959

Oct41-Jun42

27May42

30Nov42

20Dec42

09Jan43

18Jan43

21Aug44

24Aug44

18Apr45

31May45

12Jun45

15Oct45

17Oct45

19Nov45

19Nov45

26Nov45

19Feb46

05Mar46

22Mar46

03Feb46

13May46

30May47

18Dec47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Request overhaul allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Western Junction, TAS for storage.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW for storage.

Received at CMU.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at Mt Gambier, SA for storage.

Received by CMU.

Stored as Category E.

Offered for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

 

BG441

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

1968

N/A

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40,
08/02/1942 To RAAF according to some sources.
In fact, this airframe went to the South African Air Force and re-serialled 3662.
It was operated by the SAAF with 41 AS from 05Jul42 to before being passed to 26 AS who operated it until 29April44. It went to BOAC from 28Aug44 to 14Feb46 and was finally struck of charge on 28Jan47.

BG446

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 

1973

Oct41-Jun42

27May42

21Sep42

10Oct42

26Oct42

09Nov42

12Sep44

18Sep44

20Nov44

14Jan45

05Feb45

12Feb45

21Jun45

19Jul45

.

.

.

24Jul45

.

30Jul45

19Nov45

10Dec45

26Feb46

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Station HQ Store.

Transferred to Station HQ Store.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW for storage.

Received at CMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for overhaul.

Pilot [404008 FLTLT M.E. Ryan] encountered bad weather two miles S of Wangaratta VIC when on a ferry flight from RAAF Richmond to Essendon Airport.  Forced to land in heavy rain & poor visibility the pilot braked heavily to avoid three horses on the end of the emergency runway.  Stbd oleo strut collapsed causing the aircraft to swing around and impact a tree near the runway.  Extensive damage to port wing, propellor and engine cowling.  Minor injuries to the pilot.

No 7 Central Recovery Depot at RAAF Station Tocumwal tasked to recover the aircraft and transport to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport.

Aircraft dismantled in-situ and transported to Ansett.

Received by No 1 Central Recovery Depot for post repair checks.

Recommended for conversion.

Converted to components.

BG447

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 

1974

Oct41-Jun42

27May42

30Nov42

10Dec42

21Dec42

04Jan43

05Jul43

.

23Aug44

24Aug44

29Jan46

22Mar46

03Feb46

13May46

30May47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Heavy landing caused the port undercarriage to collapse.  Damage to port undercarriage 100%; port airscrew 100%; port mainplane 70%; port stokes air cleaner 100%. Repaired at unit.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Transferred to RAAF Mallala strategic reserve.

Stored as Category E.

Offered for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

 

BG449

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

1976

Oct41-Jun42

06Jun42

13Aug42

30Sep42

27Dec42

28Dec42

14Jan43

17Jan43

06Jul44

21Jul44

14Sep44

04Apr45

15Apr45

05Oct45

15Oct45

22Mar46

13May46

21Dec49

24Apr50

29Jun51

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS & placed in storage.

Transferred to Station HQ store at RAAF Point Cook.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Point Cook.

Transferred to CFS.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store as Category B.

Received by Station HQ store.

Selected for post war use.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal

Collected by DAP.

Aircraft remnants sold by DAP to Mr. H Chrisfield of Laverton VIC for five pounds/seventeen shillings/six pence ($11).

 

BG450

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 

1977

Oct41-Jun42

27May42

30Nov42

15Dec42

08Jan43

12Jan43

02Jan43

.

21Mar43

22Mar43

24May43

31May43

23Aug44

24Aug44

29Jan46

22Mar46

03Feb46

13May46

30May47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) Bankstown Airport, Sydney for assembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Oxford BM703 ground looped after touchdown and collided with BG450.  Damage to port mainplane 30%; nose section 45%; Requested repair allocation to contractor.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair,

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Transferred to RAAF Mallala strategic reserve.

Stored as Category E.

Offered for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

BG451

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 

1978

Oct41-Jun42

06May42

07Jul42

10Jul42

14Jul42

15Jul42

21Jul42

24Jul42

22Dec43

.

28Dec43

09Jan44

15Jan44

03Jul44

20Aug44

11Sep44

13Sep44

03Oct45

15Oct45

22Mar46

13Aug47

26Mar48

29Oct51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to Technical Squadron at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Received by Technical Squadron.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Aircraft swung to stbd on landing and collided with AR816 on the taxiway.  Damage to: airframe 25%; both airscrews 100%; fwd fuselage 30%; rear & centre fuselage 5%; port wing 5%; undercarriage 10%.  Repair allocation requested.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair,

Awaiting transport to Ansett.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store as Category B.

Received by Station HQ store.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

BG453

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

1980

Oct41-Jun42

06May42

07Jul42

09Jul42

10Jul42

15Jul42

20Jul42

10Aug43

.

21Aug44

24Aug44

25Apr45

28Apr45

31May45

04Jun45

03Dec45

11Dec45

21Mar46

22Mar46

26Apr46

03Apr46

13May46

09Oct46

05Dec46

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Technical Squadron at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Received by Technical Squadron.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Aircraft damaged after landing at Little River Satellite airfield.  Damage to: fwd fuselage 15%; rear fuselage 15%; port mainplane 10%; port airscrew 100%; stbd airscrew 50%; engines 5%.  Repairable at unit.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Request allocation for overhaul.

Transferred to 6SFTS reserve.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair,

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Western Junction, TAS.

Awaiting transport to CMU.

Selected for post war use, to be stored as Category B.

Received by CMU and stored Category B.

Offered to CDC for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

Sold by Public Tender No 189/46 to an undisclosed buyer.

 

BG456

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 

1983

Oct41-Jun42

21Apr42

22Jun42

23Jun42

24Jun42

20Jul42

26Aug42

05Sep42

12Sep44

18Sep44

20Nov44

28Dec44

05Feb45

12Feb45

09Apr45

21Jun45

10Aug45

05Sep45

23Nov45

11Feb46

26Feb46

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) at Fishermans Bend, Melbourne for reassembly and testing.

Received by CAC.

Received by 1AD for post assembly checks.

Allocated to Beam Approach Flight (BAF) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by BAF.

Allocated to Station HQ store at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Damaged by mini-cyclonic event.  Minor damage repaired at unit.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair,

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Central Recovery Depot for post repair checks.

Received by 1CRD.

Recommended for conversion.

Converted to components.

BG459

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 

1986

Oct41-Jun42

06Jun42

13Aug42

30Sep42

27Dec42

28Dec42

12Jan43

18Jan43

02Apr43

15Apr43

31Aug43

.

11Dec43

23Dec43

12Sep44

29Oct44

21Feb45

02Mar45

03May45

15May45

12Jun45

22Jun45

02Jul45

09Jul45

22Mar46

01May46

13May46

21Feb47

21Aug47

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Aircraft taxied into a stationary Fairey Battle K7649.  Damage to: stbd cowling 50%; stbd tailplane 25%, stbd airscrew 100%; Repaired at unit.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Parkes, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Moved with CFS to RAAF Point Cook.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve.

Allocated to CFS.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to Station HQ Strategic Reserve.

Received by Station HQ.

Allocated to No 2 Air Observers School (2AOS) at RAAF Station Mt Gambier, SA

Received by 2AOS.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at Mt Gambier, SA

Received by CMU

Not selected for post war use.  Stored as Category E.

Offered to CDC for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

Sold by Public Tender No 189/46 to an undisclosed buyer.

BG473

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

1987

Oct41-Jun42

06Jun42

13Aug42

30Sep42

04Jan42

05Jan42

21Jan43

25Jan43

28Jan43

.

.

.

.

06Feb43

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Aircraft disintegrated in mid-air from unknown causes four miles W of the airfield at 1135 hrs.  Pilot 406935 SGT Leslie James Reid, Navigator 411836 PLTOFF John Michael Whitehead (29) single of Bradford, England and passenger 19264 CPL George Rupert Kanake (26) married of Melbourne, VIC were all killed.

PLTOFF Whitehead is buried in the Bairnsdale War Cemetery Plot A Row A Grave 7

CPL Kanake is buried in the Bairnsdale War Cemetery Plot A Row A Grave 8

1AD Salvage Section tasked to recover wreckage and convert to components where possible.

 

BG475

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 

1989

Oct41-Jun42

23May42

02Nov42

10Dec42

10Jan43

12Jan43

21Jan43

25Jan43

06Jul44

21Jul44

14Sep44

07Feb45

26Feb45

09Apr45

20Feb45

26Feb45

19Feb46

22Mar46

22Mar46

01Apr46

13May46

06Feb48

01Nov48

03Nov48

24May49

11Jul49

18Dec50

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ Strategic Reserve.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Damaged by mini-cyclonic event.  Minor damage repaired at unit.

Allocated to 1AOS reserve store.

Received by 1AOS reserve store.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at Mt Gambier, SA

Allocation cancelled.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Offered to CDC for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

Withdrawn from DAP action.

Allocated to School of Land Warfare at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Passed to DAP for action.

DAP action completed.

 

BG483

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 

1997

Oct41-Jun42

10Mar42

14May42

15May42

29May42

04Jun42

10Jun42

16Jul42

24Aug42

14Oct42

19Oct42

12Sep44

18Sep44

13Jan45

19Jan45

05Oct45

15Oct45

22Mar46

13Aug47

09Mar48

29Oct51

09Oct52

01May53

8Feb55

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for post assembly checks.

Received by 1SFTS.

Aircraft landed heavily and bounced onto stbd undercarriage.  Request allocation for repair.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair,

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to 1SFTS

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Station HQ store at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store as Category B.

Received by Station HQ store.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Declared surplus and downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203.

Sold to Mr. C.W. Smith of Milperra, NSW.

Flown out of RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

BG486

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

2000

Oct41-Jun42

21Apr42

28Jun42

29Jun42

04Jul42

06Aug42

07Aug42

12Aug42

22Feb44

08May44

30Aug44

24Sep44

05Dec44

01Jan45

03Jan45

10Feb45

12Feb45

09Apr45

22Jun45

16Jul45

10Sep45

11ep45

22Mar46

03Feb46

22Mar46

03Feb46

13May46

30May47

18Dec47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) at Fishermans Bend, Melbourne for reassembly and testing.

Received by CAC.

Received by 1AD for post assembly checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Damaged during landing at Sara Satellite Airfield, VIC.  Repairable at unit but repair allocation requested.

Transferred to reserve awaiting allocation.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair,

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Damaged by mini-cyclonic event.  Minor damage repaired at unit.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received by 6SFTS.

Allocated to 6SFTS reserve store.

Received by 6SFTS reserve store.

Selected for post war use. Stored as Category C.

Transferred to RAAF Mallala strategic reserve.

Stored as Category E.

Offered for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

 

BG588

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 

2072

Oct41-Jun42

28Mar42

22Apr43

20May43

28Jun43

12Jan43

13Jul43

27Jul43

06Jul44

21Jul44

14Sep44

01May45

07May45

21Mar46

22Mar46

04Apr46

10May46

03Feb47

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) at Geelong Airport, VIC for assembly.

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ Strategic Reserve.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Narrandera, NSW.

Received by CMU

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at Mt Gambier, SA

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Allocation cancelled.

Stored as Category E.

Offered for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

 

BG590

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

 

2074

Oct41-Jun42

22Jan43

11Jun43

21Sep43

24Sep43

09Nov43

10Nov43

14Nov43

12Sep44

19Sep44

20Nov44

26Dec44

05Feb45

12Feb45

09Apr45

22Mar46

01Apr46

13May46

06Feb48

01Nov48

03Nov48

24May49

11Jul49

18Dec50

 

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK by No 2 Air Park (2AP) at Bankstown Airport, Sydney.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Mascot Airport, Sydney for assembly.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 2AP for post assembly checks.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Station HQ store at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by Station HQ.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Damaged by mini-cyclonic event.  Minor damage repaired at unit.

Selected for post war use. 

Offered to CDC for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

Withdrawn from DAP action.

Allocated to School of Land Warfare at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Passed to DAP for action.

DAP action completed.

 

BG614

AS.10

Mk.1I

 
2098

Oct41-Jun42

18Aug42

02Nov42

10Dec42

17Jan43

18Jan43

15Feb43

15Feb43

31Mar43

11Dec43

17Dec43

12May44

.

27May44

20Jul44

21Jul44

14Aug44

24Oct44

25Oct44

28Oct44

22May45

24May45

11Jun45

15Jun45

19Nov45

22Nov45

11Dec45

03Jan46

12Feb46

Constructed by Airspeed Ltd at Portsmouth, Hampshire under contract Air/B128581/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) at Geelong Airport, VIC for assembly.

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to Station HQ Laverton for 14 days only.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 5 Operational Training Unit (5OTU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 5OTU.

5OTU report stated the aircraft was in very poor state and was therefore used as a spares source to keep other aircraft serviceable.  Recommended for conversion or complete overhaul.

Transferred to reserve.

Transferred to No 7 Central Recovery Depot at RAAF Tocumwal.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Mascot Airport, Sydney for repair,

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post overhaul checks.

Allocated to No 3 Aircraft Depot (3AD) at RAAF Base Amberley, QLD.

Received by 3AD.

Aircraft not to be flown - under offer to Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm.

Aircraft fitted with experimental device for protection of landing wheels.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Performance Unit (1APU) at RAAF Laverton for test of experimental equipment.

Received by 1APU.

Taxiing accident at Laverton.  Damaged beyond unit repair capability.

Allocated to No 1 Central Recovery Depot for post repair checks.

Received by 1CRD.

Recommended for conversion.

Converted to components.

 

BM686

AS.10

Mk.1I

 
PAC.316

Nov41/Mar42

19May42

25Sep42

25Oct42

10Dec42

14Dec42

21Jan43

25Jan43

10Jul43

.

19Jul44

05Sep44

30Oct44

08Nov44

12Nov44

13Jan45

12Feb45

05May45

22Mar46

13Aug47

02Jun48

11Jun48

11Oct48

10Dec48

28Apr49

27May49

03Aug50

09Feb51

29Oct51

26Nov51

05Jan52

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by 1OTU.

At 1645 hrs the pilot landed on the E-W runway at East Sale but forgot to lower his undercarriage. The pilot 420070 SGT H. K. Smith was uninjured but disciplinary action was taken for negligence. Moderate damage, repaired at unit.

Request for technical survey and rectification following test flight that showed aircraft out of alignment.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repairs.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to reserve storage at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received at reserve store.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Transferred to AFRU storage.

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW for Category B storage.

Allocation cancelled.  Reallocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot (2AD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by 2AD.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Mascot Airport, Sydney for major servicing.

Received by de Havilland.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to reserve storage at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received at reserve store.

Declared surplus.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

BM692

AS.10

Mk.1I

 
PAC.322

Nov41/Mar42

22Feb42

14Apr42

15Apr42

05Aug42

07Aug42

24Apr44

.

21Aug44

24Aug44

06Oct45

03Feb46

13May46

30May47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Heavy landing caused port undercarriage to collapse.  Port airscrew 100% damage; stbd airscrew 30%; undercarriage 40%; fwd fuselage 10%; centre fuselage 10%; port mainplane 35%.  Repairable at unit.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received at 6SFTS.

Allocated to 6SFTS reserve store.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

Sold by DAP at the Aircraft Remnants Auction RAAF Mallala to Mr Henry Went of Greenock, SA. 
Little remained by the mid-80s.

BM693

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.323

Nov41/Mar42

22Feb42

07Apr42

13May42

18Jul42

18Jul42

25Aug42

05Sep42

04Sep44

17Sep44

02Mar45

05Mar45

22Mar46

13May46

15Oct48

08Aug49

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) at Fishermans Bend, Melbourne for reassembly and testing.

Received by CAC.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received at 6SFTS.

Allocated to 6SFTS reserve store.

Received by reserve store.

Transferred to Station HQ at RAAF Mallala.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

BM694

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.324

Nov41/Mar42

22Feb42

14Apr42

15Apr42

08May42

08May42

11May42

06Jan44

11Feb44

19Feb44

03Aug44

06Aug44

14Sep44

13Jan45

12Feb45

23Jun45

24Jun45

26Jun45

02Jul45

25Jul45

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting test flight at Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Request allocation for complete overhaul.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major servicing.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to 1SFTS.

Received by 1SFTS.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve at RAAF Point Cook.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

After landing, Wirraway A20-578 skidded off the taxi-way and collided with BM694.  Severe damage to both aircraft.

Recommended for conversion.

Allocated to No 7 Central Recovery Depot (7CRD) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 7CRD.  Aircraft surveyed & recommended for conversion.

Converted to components.

BM695

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.325

Nov41/Mar42

22Feb42

14Apr42

15Apr42

13May42

15May42

25May42

02Dec43

11Sep44

18Sep44

20Nov44

21Dec44

05Feb45

09Apr45

21Jun45

18Aug45

05Sep45

19Nov45

20Dec45

26Feb46

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting test flight at Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Heavy landing caused tail to strike the runway.  Rear fuselage 35% damage; tail unit 10%.  Repaired at unit.

Allocated to Station HQ Reserve at RAAF Point Cook.

Transferred to Station HQ reserve.

Allocated to No 2 Aircraft Depot (2AD) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW.

Received by 2AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW

Damage to tail fin and rudder by mini-cyclonic event.  Repaired at unit.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major servicing.

Received by Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Central Recovery Depot (1CRD) at Werribee Satellite Airfield, VIC for storage.

Received by 1CRD.

Recommended for conversion.

Converted to components.

BM698

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.328

Nov41/Mar42

25Jan42

19May42

25Sep42

25Oct42

10Dec42

14Dec42

21Jan43

14Sep44

16Oct44

26Oct44

08Nov44

20Feb45

27Feb45

08Mar45

25May45

22Mar46

13Aug47

04May51

04Jun51

27Jul51

26Sep51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Air Park (1AP) Geelong Airport, VIC for reassembly and testing

Received by 1AP.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to reserve storage at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received at reserve store.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for major servicing.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post servicing checks.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Transferred to AFRU storage.

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Allocated to Care & Maintenance Unit (CMU) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW for Category B storage.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Mascot Airport, Sydney for major servicing.

Received by de Havilland.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to Mr. C.W.Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

BM703

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.333

Nov41/Mar42

05Jan42

29Mar42

30May42

18Jul42

19Jul42

07Aug42

08Aug42

12Aug42

31Dec42

13Jan43

02Mar43

04Aug44

.

.

08Aug44

12Aug44

02Jan45

22Jan45

30Apr45

03May45

04May45

28Jun45

07Jul45

22Mar46

13May46

16Oct47

26Mar48

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) at Fishermans Bend, Melbourne for reassembly and testing.

Received by CAC.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1AD for post assembly checks.

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Allocation cancelled.

Ground looped on landing and collided with BG450.  Minor damage repaired at unit.

Forced landing in bad weather 1/2 mile NW of Terang, VIC.  Both airscrews 100% damage; fwd fuselage 5%; rear fuselage 5%; centre fuselage 10%; both wings 20%; undercarriage 40%; tail unit 10%.  Aircraft recovered & transported back to Point Cook.  Not repairable at unit level. Pilot 49011 LAC E.J. Gibbons was uninjured.

Transferred to 1SFTS Reserve Store.

Transferred to Station HQ Reserve at Point Cook.

Request allocation for repair & servicing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repair and overhaul.

Received by 1AD for post servicing checks.

Allocated to reserve storage at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received at reserve store.

Allocated to Air Gunnery School (AGS) at RAAF West Sale.

Received by AGS.

Selected for post war use and stored as Category C.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

 

BM704

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.334

Nov41/Mar42

05Jan42

29Mar42

30May42

13Jul42

20Jul42

28Aug44

05Sep44

18Jan45

26Jan45

11Jul45

18Aug45

18Feb46

20Feb46

25Apr46

15May46

23May46

24Jun48

06Sep49

 

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received at 6SFTS.

Allocated to de Havilland Aircraft at Mascot Airport, Sydney for major servicing.

Received by de Havilland.  Advised overhaul could not be completed because of work load.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Mascot Airport to complete overhaul

Received by Ansett.

Received by 2AD for post servicing checks.

Transferred to 2AD Ferry Flight (2ADFF).

Damaged by hailstorm.  Repairs estimated at 80 - 100 hrs.  Repaired at 2AD.

Stored as Category D at 2ADFF

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

 

Highlight for Album: Oxford BM704

BM705

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.335

Nov41/Mar42

05Jan42

29Mar42

30May42

05Jul44

13Jul42

20Jul42

11Sep44

17Sep44

25May45

22Mar46

13May46

15Oct48

08Aug49

 

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting assembly at 1AD.

Issued to Technical Squadron at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for assembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Transferred to AFRU storage.

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

 

Highlight for Album: Oxford BM705

BM706

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.336

Nov41/Mar42

05Jan42

29Mar42

10Jun42

01Jul42

09Jul42

10Jul42

31Dec42

13Jan43

06Dec43

14Dec43

08May44

20May44

10Jun44

15Jun44

06Oct44

11Oct44

31Oct44

04Nov44

20Nov44

26Dec44

06Feb45

12Feb45

09Apr45

15Apr45

30Apr45

30Aug45

02Oct45

18Oct45

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Dispersed to 1AD Corpus Christi storage ground, awaiting assembly.

Issued to Technical Squadron at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC for assembly and testing.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received at 6SFTS.

Allocated to 1SFTS Store at RAAF Point Cook.

Received by 1SFTS Store.

Request to transfer from Store to Strength.

Transferred from Store to Strength.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at Point Cook for repairs.

Received by CFS.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Allocated to 2AD Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Major damage inflicted by a mini-cyclonic event.  Not repairable at unit.

Request allocation for repairs.

Hold until final decision is made.

To be converted to components.

Allocated to No 3 Central Recovery Depot (3CRD) at RAAF Base Amberley, QLD.

Approval granted to convert to components.

 

BM707

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.337

Nov41/Mar42

08Jan42

14Apr42

09May42

28May42

09Jun42

15Jun42

23Jan43

.

11Sep44

18Sep44

13Jan45

19Jan45

01Oct46

13Aug47

26Mar48

29Oct51

29May52

09Oct52

01May53

08Feb55

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting test flight at Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Brakes on Oxford T1131 failed while taxiing causing it to collide with BM707.  Damage to port wing tip; port aileron; port tailplane; fin & rudder.  Repairable at unit.

Allocated to reserve storage at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Received at reserve store.

Allocated to Advanced Flying & Training Unit (AFRU) at RAAF Station Deniliquin, NSW.

Received by AFRU.

Stored as Category C.

Allocated to No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B (1ADDETB) at RAAF Station Tocumwal, NSW.

Received by 1ADDETB & placed in Category B storage.

Declared surplus.

Downgraded to Category E storage.

Offered for disposal on Air List 7203

Sold to MR. C.W Smith of Milperra, NSW

Aircraft removed from RAAF Tocumwal by owner.

 

BM708

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.338

Nov41/Mar42

08Jan42

14Apr42

09May42

10Jun42

12Jun42

16Jun42

19Jun42

22Jun42

30Jul42

11Dec42

13Jan43

16Apr43

26May43

28May43

14Sep43

22Sep43

15Oct43

10Jan44

26Aug44

05Oct45

15Oct45

13May46

21Nov49

12Dec49

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting test flight at Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post assembly checks.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Struck fence in a paddock after forced landing.  Moderate damage, requested allocation for repairs.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport, Melbourne for repairs.

Received by Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post repair checks.

Allocated to Central Flying School (CFS) at RAAF Station Tamworth, NSW.

Received by CFS.

Moved with CFS to RAAF Station Parkes, NSW

Moved with CFS to RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

DAP disposal completed.

BM709

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.339

Nov41/Mar42

08Jan42

14Apr42

09May42

10Jun42

12Jun42

16Jun42

19Jun42

22Jun42

28Jun42

31Dec42

13Jan43

11Dec43

21Dec43

08May44

13May44

28Aug44

10Sep44

22Mar46

03Jul46

13May47

30May47

18Dec47

 

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport Melbourne for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting test flight at Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post assembly checks.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received at 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received at 6SFTS.

Selected for post war use.  Stored as Category C.

Transferred to Station HQ Storage at RAAF Mallala

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

Sold by DAP at the Aircraft Remnants Auction RAAF Mallala to farmer Mr. G. Deutschke near Winulta, Yorke Peninsula, SA.
By 1966 one Cheetah engine remained.

 

BM710

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.340

Nov41/Mar42

08Jan42

14Apr42

09May42

10Jun42

12Jun42

16Jun42

19Jun42

22Jun42

13Jul42

06Sep42

15Sep42

29Oct42

30Oct42

21Mar43

22Mar43

24Mar43

06Dec43

14Dec43

08May44

26May44

11Sep44

18Sep44

20Nov44

26Dec44

05Feb45

12Feb45

22Mar46

01Apr46

13May46

06Feb48

01Nov48

03Nov48

25May49

19Dec50

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting test flight at Ansett.

Received by 1AD for post assembly checks.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to Station HQ at RAAF Station Nowra, NSW for general duties.

Received at RAAF Nowra.

Landing accident caused heavy damage to port wing, fuselage and both propellors.  Beyond unit repair capability.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Mascot Airport, Sydney for repairs.

Dispatched by road from RAAF Nowra.

Received by Ansett.

Received by No 2 Air Park (2AP) at Bankstown Airport, Sydney for post repair checks.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

Allocated to No 6 Service Flying Training School (6SFTS) at RAAF Base Mallala, SA.

Received at 6SFTS.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to Point Cook Reserve Store.

Received by Point Cook Reserve Store.

Allocated to 2AD Care & Maintenance Unit (2ADCMU) at RAAF Base Richmond, NSW

Received by 2ADCMU.

Allocated to No 1 Air Observers School (1AOS) at RAAF Base Evans Head, NSW.

Received by 1AOS.

Stored as Category E.

Offered for disposal.

Authorized for disposal.

Passed to DAP for disposal.

Withdrawn from DAP action.

Allocated to School of Land Warfare at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC.

Allocation cancelled. Passed to DAP for action.

DAP action completed.

 

BM711

AS.10

Mk.1I

 

PAC.341

Nov41/Mar42

25Jan42

14Apr42

15Apr42

10Aug42

10Sep42

14Sep42

02Apr43

15Apr43

12May43

.

.

.

.

.

.

05Aug43

Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting test flight at Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

Allocated to No 3 Bombing and Gunnery School (3BAGS) at RAAF Station West Sale, VIC and fitted with gun turrets.

Received by 3BAGS.

On completion of a gunnery exercise five miles NE of Seaspray, VIC and approximately 400 yards out to sea, the aircraft was seen to dive into the ocean from a height of 2,000 ft. 

Pilot 411296 FSGT Harry Alleyn Francis Dickinson (23) single of Burwood, NSW and trainees 419980 LAC Vivian Arthur Westcott (22) single of Preston, VIC and 418903 LAC Maurice Leonard White (25) single of Moonee Ponds, VIC were all killed. 
Cause of the accident was unknown.

FSGT Dickinson is interred in the Sydney Memorial Panel 6

LAC Westcott is interred in the Sydney Memorial Panel 7

LAC White is interred in the Sydney Memorial Panel 7

Written-off.

 

BM712

AS.10

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PAC.342

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Constructed by Percival Aircraft Ltd at Luton, Bedfordshire under contract Air/B67831/40

Allocated to RAAF under EATS.

Received crated ex-UK at No 1 Aircraft Depot (1AD) at RAAF Base Laverton, VIC for reassembly and testing.

Allocated to Ansett Airways at Essendon Airport for reassembly and testing.

Awaiting test flight at Ansett.

Allocated to No 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) at RAAF Base East Sale, VIC.

Allocation cancelled.

Allocated to No 1 Service Flying Training School (1SFTS) at RAAF Base Point Cook, VIC

Received by 1SFTS.

While practicing formation flying on a routine training exercise, the student piloting BM712 [LAC G.S. Venn] turned to port and collided with the tail unit of Oxford X7115 [FLTLT Campbell].  BM712 went into a spin, did not recover and impacted the ground one mile W of the You Yangs Mountains, VIC at 1420 hrs.  Instructor 3402 FLGOFF Clarence James Harold Loft (31) married of Footscay, VIC; student pilots 422769 LAC Geoffrey Samuel Venn (23) single of Ashfield, NSW; and,  418494 LAC John Stanley Walker (20) single of Ballarat, VIC all died in the crash.

FLGOFF Loft is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne. 1.T.A.1

LAC Venn is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne. 1.S.D.16

LAC Walker is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne. 1.S.C.15

Wreckage recovered by 1AD Salvage Section and converted to c