AVRO ANSON MK I MG222
|Received at No 2 Aircraft Park, Bankstown.|
|Received No 3 Air Observers School, Port Pirie.|
|Bristol turret removed.|
|Request allotment for mainplane repair beyond the capacity of unit. When and where this repair was carried out is not clear although it may have been done by No 3 AOS after all as the aircraft was obviously back in the air by 23AUG45.|
|Collided in formation with LV288 damaging a wing tip.|
|Allotted to No 5 Civil Repair Depot for storage.|
|Passed to the Dept of Aircraft Production.|
|DAP action taken.|
|Purchased by Queensland Air Museum from Geoff Moesker who had trucked the aircraft from South Australia. Air-Britain claims that the aeroplane came from a property at Bute, S.A.|
|Moved from storage in Hendra Woolshed to David Bussey's residence.|
Fuselage: Frame sandblasted and painted. Estimated 80% of fittings and fixtures restored and fitted. Stored in Brisbane.
Wings: Front and rear spars built new in composite aluminium and wood, in three sections each. Stored in Caloundra awaiting assembly space.
Tail: Rudder restored ready for fabric. Tailplane restoration begun.