A89-304 The Carpetbaggers
|06APR51||Allotted serial number A89-545.|
|06OCT52||Received 11SQN Pearce ex USA.|
|22MAR56||Upper turret canopy damaged in a storm at Richmond.|
|25JUL59||Departed for USA for Jet Pod Mod.|
|20OCT59||Returned from the USA.|
|18JAN60||Issued ex 2AD to CAC, Avalon for Mod 208.|
|04MAR60||Received 11SQN ex CAC, Avalon.|
|31MAR61||Received CAC, Avalon ex 11SQN for Mod 201.|
|29JUN61||Received 11SQN ex CAC, Avalon.|
|JAN65||Noted carrying the name Sqn. Ldr. Jack Ingate Crew A with a Squadron Leader's pennant under the cockpit on the left side. Below this was the name "The Carpetbaggers" (a movie released in 1964) in black outlined in green. By this time the aircraft was painted light grey. (Source: John Bennett)|
|18DEC67||Received at Hawker de Havilland, Bankstown for storage pending disposal decision.|
|13APR68||Hawker de Havilland, Bankstown advised that aircraft is to be converted to components and the residue declared for disposal.|
|NOV68||Broken up at Bankstown.|
Added an image of the name Carpetbaggers on the aeroplane. Thanks to Eric Allen.
Added an image thanks to Maurice Ritchie.
Added further details of the name "The Carpetbaggers" thanks to John Bennett.
Added return date from the Jet Pod Mod.