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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
    Gunnery / Bomber / Navigation / Radio Crew Trainer


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Anson

    Avro Anson
    Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Lancaster

    Avro Lancaster
    Four-Engined Heavy Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro York (Type 685)

    Avro York (Type 685)
    Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell P-39 Airacobra

    Bell P-39 Airacobra
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress

    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Strategic Long-Range, High-Altitude Heavy Bomber Aircraft


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Boulton Paul Defiant

    Boulton Paul Defiant
    Night-fighter / Interceptor Aircraft


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster F2A (Buffalo)

    Brewster F2A (Buffalo)
    Monoplane Fighter


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Beaufighter

    Bristol Beaufighter
    Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Beaufort

    Bristol Beaufort
    Torpedo Bomber Aircraft


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Blenheim

    Bristol Blenheim
    Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Boomerang

    CAC Boomerang
    Fighter


    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC CA-15 (Kangaroo)

    CAC CA-15 (Kangaroo)
    Fighter-Interceptor / Bomber Escort Prototype


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Wackett

    CAC Wackett
    Basic Trainer


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Wirraway

    CAC Wirraway
    Multirole Aircraft / Trainer


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Woomera (A23)

    CAC Woomera (A23)
    Multirole Aircraft / Light Bomber / Reconnaissance / Dive Bomber / Torpedo Bomber


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator

    Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Heavy Bomber


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina

    Consolidated PBY Catalina
    Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk

    Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk
    Fighter


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

    Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
    Fighter-Bomber / Fighter Aircraft


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

    Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
    Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss-Wright CW-21 Demon

    Curtiss-Wright CW-21 Demon
    Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft


    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth

    de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
    Basic Trainer Biplane


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito

    de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Dornier Do 24

    Dornier Do 24
    Reconnaissance / Transport / Search and Rescue Flying Boat


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston

    Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
    Light Bomber / Night-Fighter


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)

    Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
    Medium Transport Aircraft


    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas DC-2

    Douglas DC-2
    Commercial Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas DC-3

    Douglas DC-3
    Commercial Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Battle

    Fairey Battle
    Light Bomber / Trainer Aircraft


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Firefly

    Fairey Firefly
    Carrier-Borne Fighter


    1926
    Thumbnail picture of the Ford Trimotor

    Ford Trimotor
    Transport Aircraft / Passenger Airliner


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor

    Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
    Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber


    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster Gauntlet

    Gloster Gauntlet
    Biplane Fighter Aircraft


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster Gladiator

    Gloster Gladiator
    Biplane Fighter Aircraft


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman Goose (G-21)

    Grumman Goose (G-21)
    Multirole Flying Boat


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Handley Page Halifax

    Handley Page Halifax
    Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Handley Page Hampden

    Handley Page Hampden
    Medium Bomber / Night Bomber / Maritime Patrol Aircraft


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Hurricane

    Hawker Hurricane
    Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Sea Fury / Fury

    Hawker Sea Fury / Fury
    Carrierbased Fighter-Bomber


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Typhoon

    Hawker Typhoon
    Ground Attack Aircraft / Fighter-Bomber


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 86

    Junkers Ju 86
    Passenger Airliner / Reconnaissance Aircraft / Medium Bomber


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning

    Lockheed P-38 Lightning
    Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed PV-1 Ventura / PV-2 Harpoon

    Lockheed PV-1 Ventura / PV-2 Harpoon
    Patrol Bomber


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin PBM-3 / PBM-5 Mariner

    Martin PBM-3 / PBM-5 Mariner
    Maritime Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the North American B-25 Mitchell

    North American B-25 Mitchell
    Medium Bomber Aircraft


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the North American P-51 Mustang

    North American P-51 Mustang
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the North American T-6 Texan

    North American T-6 Texan
    Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft


    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop Delta

    Northrop Delta
    Transport Aircraft


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Republic P-43 Lancer

    Republic P-43 Lancer
    Fighter / Trainer Aircraft


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Short S25 Sunderland

    Short S25 Sunderland
    Long-Range Maritime / Reconnaissance Flying Boat


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Stinson L-5 Sentinel

    Stinson L-5 Sentinel
    Light Reconnaissance / Observation / Liaison Aircraft


    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Stinson Reliant

    Stinson Reliant
    Lightweight Liaison Aircraft


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Spitfire

    Supermarine Spitfire
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Walrus

    Supermarine Walrus
    Air and Sea Search and Rescue Observation Amphibious Flying Boat


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Wellington

    Vickers Wellington
    Medium Bomber Aircraft


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought OS2U Kingfisher

    Vought OS2U Kingfisher
    Shipborne Reconnaissance and Scout Floatplane


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee A-35 Vengeance

    Vultee A-35 Vengeance
    Dive Bomber


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee BT-13 Valiant

    Vultee BT-13 Valiant
    Basic Trainer Aircraft


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Westland Lysander

    Westland Lysander
    Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft