History of the Royal Australian Air Force

77 Squadron in Korea – Part 3

  Part 3 of a 3-part series on 77 Squadron in Korea (see part 1 here    • 77 Squadron in Korea | Part 1   and part 2 here    • 77 Squadron in Korea | Part 2 | Enter...   ). This video features interviews from the Australians At War Film...

Gloster Meteor [A77]

The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies' first operational jet aircraft. The Meteor's development was heavily reliant on its ground-breaking turbojet engines, developed by Sir Frank Whittle and his company, Power Jets Ltd. Development of...

Evolution of the Chinook

The Chinook is one of the most iconic aircraft ever produced, yet even now it remains a valuable asset on the field. In this video we look at the history of the Chinook, from it's first prototype to the latest proposed upgrade.

The Evolution of the Huey

INTRO Throughout the history of aviation, certain designs have emerged which have become icons within popular culture. One such design is the Bell UH-1 'Huey', an aircraft which played a pivotal role in the Vietnam War, and arguably one of the most memorable...

Home Made Wings | Australian Military Aircraft Manufacturing

In this documentary we cover the history of Australian military aircraft manufacturing as described by Michael Nelmes from his August 2023 article in Wings Magazine. For more great articles check out Wings Magazine https://wingsmagazine.org/ Video note from Michael...

Australia’s Forgotten Aircraft Carriers

After World War 2, the Royal Australian Navy embarked on a strategy of blue water operations centered around aircraft carriers. They acquired two light fleet carriers, HMAS Sydney and HMAS Melbourne, from the Royal Navy. The Royal Navy loaned a Colossus-class light...

North American/CAC Mustang [A68]

The CAC Mustang is an Australian variant of the North American P-51 Mustang. It was built under license by Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation in the final stages of World War II, and though it was too late to see combat, it did participate in the Occupation of Japan...

Kriegies – Australian Airmen of Stalag Luft III – Interview with Kristen Alexander

We talk with Australian military aviation historian and author, Kristen Alexander, about her latest book "Kriegies: the Australian Airmen of Stalag Luft III". You can find out more about Kristen's work and the book at her website http://www.kristenalexander.com.au You...

Australian Vietnam Veterans Vigil – 9SQN RAAF Association – News.

I was unsure whether or not I could participate in the Australian Vietnam Veterans Vigil.   However, in the event that I could contribute, I located the graves of Thomas Douglas Blackhurst and David Gerard Doyle in Belmont Cemetery, Green St, Belmont South, NSW 2280....

77 Squadron in Korea – Part 1

Part 1 of a 3-part series on 77 Squadron in Korea. This video features interviews from the Australians At War Film Archive https://australiansatwarfilmarchive.u... including James Flemming (ID: 1703); Keith Meggs (ID: 983); Frederick Barnes (ID: 1260); Leslie Reading...

1 Squadron

We See and We Strike

2 Squadron

To Advise and to Strike

3 Squadron

Secrets Revealed

4 Squadron

Cooperate to Strike
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6 Squadron

We shall Return
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9 Squadron

We See Without Being Seen

10 Squadron

Strike First
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11 Squadron

Shepherd or Destroy
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12 Squadron

We Roam and We Charge

30 Squadron

Strike Swiftly
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75 Squadron

Seek and Strike

76 Squadron

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77 Squadron

Swift to Destroy

78 Squadron

The History of 78 Squadron of the RAAF

79 Squadron

Born for Action
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450 Squadron

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451 Squadron

To See and to Write
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458 Squadron

Find and Destroy

Other RAAF Films

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