The following links will take you to websites with content related to Australia’s aviation history:


Airways Museum & Civil Aviation Historical Society

Australian Gliding Museum

Australian War Memorial

Aviation Heritage Museum of Western Australia

Central Australian Aviation Museum

Classic Jets Fighter Museum

Darwin Aviation Heritage Centre

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra

Historical Aircraft Restoration Society

HMAS Melbourne Association

Lake Boga Flying Boat Museum

Moorabbin Air Museum (formerly Australian National Aviation Museum)

Museum of Australian Army Flying

Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

Qantas Founders Outback Museum

Queensland Air Museum

RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre

RAAF Museum Point Cook

Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum

South Australian Aviation Museum

State Library of New South Wales – feature story “Aviation in Australia”

Trans-Australia Airlines Museum

Temora Aviation Museum

Vintage Gliders Australia

Aviation History

Ansett History – Airlines & aircraft of the Ansett group 1921 – 2002

AustAirData – Historical civil aircraft registers of Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and selected Pacific Islands

Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History

Hargrave Aviation and Aeromodelling – Interdependent Evolutions and Histories

Peter Dunn’s Australia @ War

Parliament of Australia – Publications
The evolution of the Royal Australian Air Force’s ‘VIP fleet’
The gods must be crazy: chronology of and issues in the Qantas industrial dispute 2011
Aviation safety regulation timeline 1982-2011
December 2009 Aviation white paper: an overview
Turbulent times: Australian airline industry issues 2003
Fifty years since our first satellite – highlights of Australia and space

Aviation Artists

Grubby Fingers Aircraft Illustration

Juanita Franzi Aero Illustrations

DB Design Bureau


Aircrew Book Review – the book blog of Andy Wright

Airminded – the research blog of Dr Brett Holman

Australian Aeronautical Heritage

QF32 – the Blog of Richard de Crespigny


Alexander Fax Booksellers

Kristen Alexander – Writer, Researcher and Bookseller

Echelon Starboard Publishing – Books by Keith Meggs OAM, DFM, AM (US)

Michael Molkentin – History researcher, teacher, lecturer and writer


Red Roo Models

Uncle Les

Overseas Aviation History Links

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovil, UK
Society of Friends of the Fleet Air Arm Museum