Useful Links

Historical Record of the FAA

“SpazSinbad”, an ex-RAN A4 pilot, has for many years been building an amazing record of the FAA and other matters of interest.  The latest version (Mar20) is a PDF file of some 16,000 pages – an extraordinary source of information for historians, or for anyone interested in Naval Aviation.   You can access this file through this page here

Ex-service/welfare organisations

Veterans and Veterans Counselling Service (VVCS)
Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust Children/Grandchildren of Veterans may be eligible for a scholarship.
Armed Services Assistance Centre

Defence Force Welfare Association
FESR Association
Naval Association
RAAF Association
Returned Services League
Vietnam Veterans’ Association
Vietnam Veterans & Veterans Federation
War Widows Guild

Health and Wellbeing Websites

Australian Centre for Post Traumatic Mental Health
Dept of Veterans’ Affairs
Veterans and Veterans Family Counselling Service

Mesothelioma (US website)
Mesothelioma Guide (US website)
Mesothelioma Group  (US website)
Mesothelioma Veterans Organisation (US website)
Consumer Safety Guide (gives information about consumer dangers including medications)

Medical Malpractice Centre (Australia Page)
Nursing Home Abuse.  An American website that gives critical information on what to look out for in cases of Nursing Home Abuse.
Nursing Home Abuse Support.  Another website that gives advice and information about the abuse of elders. 
Repatriation Medical Authority

Government websites

Defence websites:
Australian Defence Force
Royal Australian Navy
Australian Army
Royal Australian Air Force

Other government websites:
Australian Government Departments
Australian War Memorial
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Touchdown (Australian Navy Aviation Safety and Information Magazine)

History on the web:

100 Years of Australians in Wars and Conflicts
Australian Involvement in Word War Two
Gallipoli and the Anzac Legend
World War Two Nominal Roll
Photos of Graduating RAN Pilots on 2FTS

Other websites of interest

A4 Skyhawk Association
ADF Aircraft Serial Numbers
Australian National Aviation Museum (Moorabbin, Vic)
Jane’s Information Group
Naval Historical Society of Australia
Nepean Blue Mountains sub-section to Naval Association (includes Nepean Naval and Maritime Museum)
Onus of Proof. (A website to help veterans negotiate through the DVA minefield when making a claim)
S2 Tracker Museum