Type: Avro 652A Anson Mk 1
MSN: Nil
Previous Identities: Nil


10OCT41 Received at No 2 Aircraft Park, Bankstown as W2599.
30JUL48 Sold to Adastra Airways Pty Ltd, Sydney.
01SEP48 Test flown (30 mins) at Benalla by Joe Linfoot and Tom Carpenter. (Source: Tom Carpenter's log book)
02SEP48 Departed Benalla for Wagga flown by Joe Linfoot and Tom Carpenter (55 mins). (Source: Tom Carpenter's log book)
02SEP48 Departed Wagga but diverted to Cootamundra due to bad weather (1 hr 15 mins). (Source: Tom Carpenter's log book)
03SEP48 Departed Cootamundra for Mascot (1 hr 25 mins). The aircraft was ferried under its military serial W2599. (Source: Tom Carpenter's log book)
  The aircraft never entered service with Adastra and was later sold to Marshall Airways at Bankstown.
30JUN62 All Australian wooden wing Ansons were grounded on this date, so presumably W2599 was ferried from Mascot to Bankstown some time prior to this date.
31DEC62 The aircraft was photographed intact at Bankstown as W2599 on this date.
24APR64 Photographed at Bankstown in the process of being broken up.

Issue Date Remarks
2 18SEP05
Added details from Tom Carpenter's log book thanks to Cay Carpenter.
1 23FEB03
Original Issue. Thanks to Geoff Goodall.

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