Many of the 200 Wackett Trainers built during WW II were civilianized
after the war. However,
although A3-77, the lead aircraft seen in this formation shot, was
to become VH-AJV,
in the event, was never taken up. It
had been purchased in 1947 for the princely sum of seven
engine, and was ultimately scrapped. A3-31 behind it became
currently on display at the RAAF Association Aviation Heritage Museum
in Bull Creek WA.
collided with A3-191 at Maryborough, Queensland in 1942 and was reduced
and this was also the fate that befell furthest away aircraft (A3-15)
in this somewhat
grainy image from my own collection.