CAC CA-27 Sabre A94-901

As early as 1949 the RAAF began planning a replacement jet fighter for the locally-built CAC Mustang and DHA Vampire. Successive aircraft under consideration included the Grumman Panther; the proposed CAC large, twin-jet, all-weather CA-23 fighter; and the Hawker P.1081. In the event, Gloster Meteors were obtained in 1951 for service with 77 Squadron […]

Douglas C-47 Dakota A65-94 VH-EAF

A65-94 was built in Oklahoma city as a C-47B-30-DK and was delivered to the USAF on 20 April 1945 registered as 44-76774. The aircraft was then delivered to the RAAF on 2 May 1945 as A65-94 with a domestic registration of ‘VH-RFK’ and served in 38, 36 and then 34 […]