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Fly Navy Stickers

Fly Navy Stickers

Fly Navy Stickers We now have a stock of "Fly Navy" bumper stickers for sale.  Made from high quality vinyl, these 200x60 mm self-adhesive stickers will provide bright, fade resistant service for many years for your car, luggage or anywhere else you choose to stick...

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Miniature Wings Lapel Pins

Miniature Wings Lapel Pins

Brett Dowsing (WA Division) has produced Pilot's Wings Lapel Pins that are on sale for $15.00 each (includes postage within Australia).   You can order your set(s) using the Form below, and click on the 'Submit' button when done.  You will then be contacted with...

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Squadrons & Units of the FAA

Squadrons & Units of the FAA

The Squadrons and Units of the Fleet Air Arm. By Theo Ballance, Lee Howard, & Ray Sturtivant. Air Britain Publishing, Stapleford, 2016. UK recommended price £47.50. Special Members’ Price £34.95Reviewed by David Hobbs THIS is the third edition of a book by Ray...

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RAN Historic Flight Finds New Home

RAN Historic Flight Finds New Home

For many years the RAN had a ‘Historic Flight’ (HF), comprising a number of previous Fleet Air Arm operational aircraft. The Flight included two S2-G Trackers, two UHI-B Iroquois, two Westland Wessex Mk. 31B and one C47 Dakota, remnants of a Hawker Sea Fury and a De...

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Navy Wings Heritage

Navy Wings Heritage

      Navy Wings is a UK charity charged with keeping heritage naval aircraft flying so they can take them around air-shows and remind the public that it is not just the RAF who flies! It is entirely funded by donations, or by the sales of their goodies...

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The Loss of HMAS Sydney II

The loss of HMAS Sydney, 19 November 1941 The most grievous loss suffered by the Royal Australian Navy occurred on 19 November 1941, when the cruiser HMAS Sydney was lost in action with the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran off the Western Australian coast. None of...

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The Right Place At The Right Time

The Right Place At The Right Time

Our friends at Vintage Wings of Canada have done it again!  In their latest article they present a series of amazing images of aviation in the second World War, depicting moments of terror or tragedy or pathos.   You can see the full story here, but below are a few of...

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