QANTAS ENGINE OVERHAUL
WORKED FOR THE 81ST AIR DEPOT GROUP
IN BRISBANE, QLD DURING WW2
QANTAS carried out aero engine overhaul work for the 81st Air Depot Group in Brisbane during WW2. They overhauled 181 aero engines between 11 May 1942 and 11 May 1943.
QANTAS Overhaul Hangar (Note the camouflage)
Magniflux and precision inspection
Single row assembly line
Left to Right:- Mr. Stone
(Works Manager, QANTAS), Mr. Crossett (Wright Factory Representative),
Mr. Brown (Manager of QANTAS), Mr. Stankiewiez (Wright Factory Representative),
Mr. Avery (Foreman - Supt.), Lt. Wilson (Engineer of Archerfield).
Final engine test
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"The 81st A.D.G."
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This page first produced 18 December 2002
This page last updated 16 January 2020