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Sep 20, 2009

Dean Wilson Aviation

Australian company Dean Wilson Aviation recently delivered its fourth Boomerang trainer as the small Kingaroy, Queensland-based manufacturer builds up domestic sales of the all-metal aircraft before targeting international markets. The Boomerang is a Lycoming 0-235-powered two-seat, all-metal trainer pitched as a replacement for the Cessna 152 and Piper PA-38 Tomahawk. Following a weight reduction programme, maximum take-off weight has recently been increased from 750kg (1,650lb) to 850kg, while engine power has been boosted from 116hp (86kW) to 125hp. Janadakot airport, Perth-based flying school Minovation Flying Training took delivery of its second Boomerang last...

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