ICA-BRASOV IS-29D VH-GWC C/N 050

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QAM thanks Vince Everett for the donation of this aircraft.

Built by Intreprinderea de Constructii Aeronautice Brasov in Romania.

Test flown (3:00hr, 5 landings) at Tocumwal, Vic. Full date not shown, (Source: 3)

Flown (3:40hr, 1 landing) from Tocumwal to Bordertown, SA. Pilot: D. Merret. Full date not shown. (Source: 3)

Flown (2:24hr, 4 landings). This is the first full date appearing in the log book. (Source: 3)

Gliding Federation of Australia Certificate of Registration Number 588 issued. (Source: 1)

Cross country (4:09hr, 1 landing) Pilot: B. Gaskell. (Source: 3)

Cross country (6:31hr, 2 landings) Pilot: A. Young. (Source: 3)

Change of ownership to Ronald Rodgers, Alice Springs, NT. (Source: 1)

Damaged in a heavy landing. (Source: 3)

Repairs to port wing, belly and undercarriage after a heavy landing. Work performed by Connair. (Source: 3)

Aircraft refurbished. (Source: 3)

Aircraft test flown after major overhaul and complete repaint. (Source: 3)

CofA inspection carried out. CAA Registration painted on the aircraft. It is surmised that the aircraft was previously painted as WC (minus the VH-G). This is supported by later advice from Vince Everett that the aircraft had been known by the unflattering nickname, "The Toilet"! (Source: 3)

Damaged on landing at Bond Springs, NT. (Source: 2)

Change of ownership to Marianne Moga, Kippa Ring, Qld. (Source: 1)

Aircraft repaired, refurbished and repainted following accident. Significant repairs to starboard wing. (Source: 3)

Test flown after repairs. Total Time: 577:37hr, 651 landings. (Source: 3)

Operating at Gympie. (Source: 3)

Flown (30:15hr, 11 landings) in Teams Challenge at Kingaroy. (Source: 3)

Change of ownership to Marianne Persson, Scarborough, Qld. (Source: 1)

Inspection at Total Time: 1022:50hr, 807 landings. First recording of Wing Frequency (180 aircraft on wheel). (Source: 3)

Change of ownership to Richard Peter Friday, Shorncliffe, Qld. (Source: 1)

Flown (17:37hr, 5 landings) in Queensland Easter Competitions. (Source: 3)

Flown (22:05hr, 8 landings) in Queensland Easter Competitions. (Source: 3)

Change of ownership to Richard Peter Friday, Witta, Qld. (Source: 1)

Log book shows joint ownership by Richard Friday and A. Sim, Caboolture, Qld. (Source: 3)

Maintenance Release issued by Caboolture Gliding Club and signed by R. Friday. (Source: 3)

Purchased by Vince Everett, Birkdale, Qld. (Source: 3)

Weighed at Caboolture. Empty weight: 269.6kg. (Source: 3)

Change of ownership to Vincent Everett, Birkdale, Qld. (Source: 1)

Radio fitted to right side of cockpit. Fitted with longer rudder pedals manufactured from Blanik spares.(Source: 3)

Maintenance Release issued by Caboolture Gliding Club. (Source: 3)

Maintenance Release issued by Caboolture Gliding Club. Last recording of Wing Frequency (182 aircraft on wheel). (Source: 3)

Last Flight (1:23hr, 2 landings). Pilot: Vince Everett. Total Time: 1251:58hr, 928 landings. (Source: 3)

Change of ownership to Vincent Everett, Currimundi, Qld. (Source: 1)

Vince Everett offered to donate the aircraft to QAM.

QAM agreed to accept the aircraft.

Aircraft delivered to QAM at Caloundra.

The aircraft was placed on display suspended from the rafters in Hangar 2.

Sources

1

Tony Arbon, AustAirData

2

ATSB Report 198900834

3

Log Books held by QAM.

Compiled by Ron Cuskelly
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Compiled By Ron Cuskelly

DATE: 10 DEC 09

Remarks

Added a reference to a nickname derived from the registration. See 14OCT89. Thanks to Vince Everett.

Issue: 4

DATE: 06 MAR 14

Aircraft placed on display. Image added.

Issue: 3

DATE: 02 MAR 14

Major update after access to Log Books.

Issue: 2

DATE: 16 FEB 14

Original issue.

Issue: 1

DATE: 19 JAN 14

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