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    World War 2 Australian Military Aircraft (1939-1945)

    With the growing Japanese threat in the Pacific, the Aussies found themselves with no established war industry, eventually looking to Britain and America for assistance.





    There are a total of (60) World War 2 Australian Military Aircraft (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.


    For more information on Australian military equipment used during World War 2, check out the Australian tanks and small arms pages.



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    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Airspeed Oxford
    Airspeed Oxford
    Type: Gunnery / Bomber / Navigation / Radio Crew Trainer
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Anson
    Avro Anson
    Type: Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Lancaster
    Avro Lancaster
    Type: Four-Engined Heavy Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro York (Type 685)
    Avro York (Type 685)
    Type: Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell P-39 Airacobra
    Bell P-39 Airacobra
    Type: Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Type: Strategic Long-Range, High-Altitude Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Boulton Paul Defiant
    Boulton Paul Defiant
    Type: Night-fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster F2A (Buffalo)
    Brewster F2A (Buffalo)
    Type: Monoplane Fighter
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Beaufighter
    Bristol Beaufighter
    Type: Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Beaufort
    Bristol Beaufort
    Type: Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Blenheim
    Bristol Blenheim
    Type: Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Boomerang
    CAC Boomerang
    Type: Fighter
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC CA-15 (Kangaroo)
    CAC CA-15 (Kangaroo)
    Type: Fighter-Interceptor / Bomber Escort Prototype
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Wackett
    CAC Wackett
    Type: Basic Trainer
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Wirraway
    CAC Wirraway
    Type: Multirole Aircraft / Trainer
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Woomera (A23)
    CAC Woomera (A23)
    Type: Multirole Aircraft / Light Bomber / Reconnaissance / Dive Bomber / Torpedo Bomber
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Type: Heavy Bomber
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina
    Consolidated PBY Catalina
    Type: Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk
    Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk
    Type: Fighter
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
    Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
    Type: Fighter-Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
    Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
    Type: Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss-Wright CW-21 Demon
    Curtiss-Wright CW-21 Demon
    Type: Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
     
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
    de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
    Type: Basic Trainer Biplane
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    Type: Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Dornier Do 24
    Dornier Do 24
    Type: Reconnaissance / Transport / Search and Rescue Flying Boat
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
    Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
    Type: Light Bomber / Night-Fighter
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
    Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
    Type: Medium Transport Aircraft
     
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas DC-2
    Douglas DC-2
    Type: Commercial Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas DC-3
    Douglas DC-3
    Type: Commercial Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Battle
    Fairey Battle
    Type: Light Bomber / Trainer Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Firefly
    Fairey Firefly
    Type: Carrier-Borne Fighter
     
    1926
    Thumbnail picture of the Ford Trimotor
    Ford Trimotor
    Type: Transport Aircraft / Passenger Airliner
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
    Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster Gauntlet
    Gloster Gauntlet
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster Gladiator
    Gloster Gladiator
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman Goose (G-21)
    Grumman Goose (G-21)
    Type: Multirole Flying Boat
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Handley Page Halifax
    Handley Page Halifax
    Type: Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Handley Page Hampden
    Handley Page Hampden
    Type: Medium Bomber / Night Bomber / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Hurricane
    Hawker Hurricane
    Type: Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Sea Fury / Fury
    Hawker Sea Fury / Fury
    Type: Carrierbased Fighter-Bomber
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Typhoon
    Hawker Typhoon
    Type: Ground Attack Aircraft / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 86
    Junkers Ju 86
    Type: Passenger Airliner / Reconnaissance Aircraft / Medium Bomber
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning
    Lockheed P-38 Lightning
    Type: Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
    Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
    Type: Patrol / Light Bomber Bomber Aircraft
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin PBM-3 / PBM-5 Mariner
    Martin PBM-3 / PBM-5 Mariner
    Type: Maritime Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the North American B-25 Mitchell
    North American B-25 Mitchell
    Type: Medium Bomber Aircraft
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the North American P-51 Mustang
    North American P-51 Mustang
    Type: Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the North American T-6 Texan
    North American T-6 Texan
    Type: Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
     
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop Delta
    Northrop Delta
    Type: Transport Aircraft
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Republic P-43 Lancer
    Republic P-43 Lancer
    Type: Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Trainer Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Short S25 Sunderland
    Short S25 Sunderland
    Type: Long-Range Maritime / Reconnaissance Flying Boat
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Stinson L-5 Sentinel
    Stinson L-5 Sentinel
    Type: Light Reconnaissance / Observation / Liaison Aircraft
     
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Stinson Reliant
    Stinson Reliant
    Type: Lightweight Liaison Aircraft
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire
    Type: Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Walrus
    Supermarine Walrus
    Type: Air and Sea Search and Rescue Observation Amphibious Flying Boat
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Wellington
    Vickers Wellington
    Type: Medium Bomber Aircraft
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought OS2U Kingfisher
    Vought OS2U Kingfisher
    Type: Shipborne Reconnaissance and Scout Floatplane
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee A-35 Vengeance
    Vultee A-35 Vengeance
    Type: Dive Bomber Aircraft
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee BT-13 Valiant
    Vultee BT-13 Valiant
    Type: Basic Trainer Aircraft
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Westland Lysander
    Westland Lysander
    Type: Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft