Royal Australian Air Force has come a long way since its early beginnings in the Australian Flying Corps, an element of the Australian Army.
From its birth as a fledgling little brother of the other two services, the RAAF has developed over the years in its elements of raising, training, and sustaining an effective force, its people, its tools of the trade, its involvement in operations and peacetime activities, and how it looks to the future.
Commemorating the 100 Year Anniversary of the Royal Australian Air Force, Then. Now. Always covers the story of the AFC and the RAAF during time of both war and peace, with carefully researched text relating to various stages of the life of the RAAF. These historical facts have been combined with interesting personal adventures to provide a holistic view of the RAAF story, and is illustrated throughout with an extensive range of both black and white, and colour photographs.