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Old 14th Mar 2015, 00:51
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Just curious

Firstly,apologies if this is the wrong thread (spotter's thread didn't seem appropriate).

This morning at West Beach,Adelaide I heard a radial engined aircraft and went outside to see what it was.It looked like a CAC Boomerang,it was painted in a dark green colour and it was coming in off the ocean at relatively low level,heading NE.

A magnificent sight.Does anyone know where this aircraft is based ? Parafield ?
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Old 14th Mar 2015, 01:25
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would of been a Nanchang from Adelaide warbirds based at parafield i'm guessing
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Old 14th Mar 2015, 01:37
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Thanks Cessna,but it didn't look like a Nanchang.

I reckon it was most likely the Boomerang from the Classic Jets Fighter Museum at Parafield,one of 2 still flying worldwide.

* Ready to be shot down in flames on that assumption though
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Old 14th Mar 2015, 01:38
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VH-XBL is a CAC Boomerang based at Parafield. It went for a coastal flight this morning. I caught up with the pilot after he returned. Coastal southbound and then northbound at 500ft.
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Bingo ! Thanks Munz.Lucky to see it,perfect morning for a coastal flight.
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Old 14th Mar 2015, 05:33
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Is that the Boomer that had the engine fire a few years back?
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