|06APR51||Allotted serial number A89-405.|
|30JAN53||Received at 11SQN Pearce ex USA.|
|05JAN55||Forced landing at Canberra with excessive oil leak in port engine.|
|17JAN55||Forced landing at Richmond with port engine trouble. Port tyre burst on landing.|
Mark 2 Conversion
|28JAN55||Allotted to 2AD for port engine change and installation of MAD.|
|07FEB55||Received at 2AD ex 11SQN for Mk 2 conversion.|
|MAR55||2AD advised 11SQN that the target date for delivery of the second MAD converted aircraft (A89-312) was 13MAY55.|
|27MAY55||Received at 11SQN ex 2AD.|
|26MAY55||"Verbal advice received from W/Cdr Barrett at Department of Air that this aircraft has been selected for operations in Malaya." Aircraft selected were A89-303, 309, 310, 311 and 312. There is no further mention of Malaya so evidently these plans were dropped. (Source: 2)|
|22MAY56||Landed at Richmond with port engine shut down.|
|24JUL56||Landed at Richmond with port engine shut down.|
|07MAY57||Severe vibration in port engine.|
Mark 4 Conversion
|25JUN59||Departed for USA for Jet Pod Mod.|
|06OCT59||Returned from the USA.|
|08JUL60||Allotted to CAC, Avalon for Mod 208.|
|09AUG60||Received at 11SQN ex CAC.|
|29JUN61||Despatched to CAC, Avalon for Mod 201.|
|28JUL61||Received at 11SQN ex CAC.|
|29SEP61||Received at 2AD ex 11SQN for modifications.|
|03NOV61||Received at 11SQN ex 2AD.|
|JAN65||Noted carrying the name F/Lt Jim Lambley Sqn. Ldr. Jack Ingate Crew F under the cockpit on the left side. Below this was the name The Longest Day (a movie released in 1962) in yellow outlined in white. Photo 18JUL65|
|10MAR67||Three aircraft departed Richmond for Darwin (overnight) and NAS Sangley Point, Philippines for SEATO Exercise SIYASAT. The aircraft were A89-309, 311 and 312. The aircraft arrived at Sangley Point on 11MAR67 with A89-309 making an emergency landing with main hydraulic system failure.|
|16MAR67||A89-311 and A89-312 participated with other nation's aircraft in a flypast for President Marcos.|
|17MAR67||A89-309, 311 and 312 departed Sangley Point for Darwin (overnight) returning to Richmond on 18MAR67.|
|31AUG67||Departed for Pearce on a NAVEX returning to Richmond the following day. This is the last recorded operation by A89-312 in the 11SQN ORB but evidently not all flights were recorded as the Squadron was preoccupied with the introduction of the P-3B Orion.|
|18DEC67||Received at Hawker de Havilland, Bankstown for storage pending a decision on disposal.|
|NOV68||Broken up at Bankstown.|
|NAA, RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Number 11 Squadron Nov 50 - Jun 67, Series number A9186.|
|RAAF Form E/E.88 Record Card.|
Added a reference to operations in Malaya at 26MAY55. Added details of Mk 2 conversion.
Added a reference to Exercise Siysat in MAR67.
Added a reference at 31AUG67.
Added an image thanks to Eric Allen.
Added an image of the aircraft in the light gull grey livery. Thanks to Eric Allen.
Added a reference to the Malayan Emergency 1950-60. Also added areference to the Mk 2 conversion.
Added further details of the name "The Longest Day" thanks to John Bennett.
Added return date from the Jet Pod Mod.
Added two images thanks to Philip Tracy, Howard Morris and Greg Weir.