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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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    A
     1 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Airspeed Oxford

    Airspeed Oxford
    Gunnery / Bomber / Navigation / Radio Crew Trainer
    A
     2 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Anson

    Avro Anson
    Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft
    A
     3 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Lancaster

    Avro Lancaster
    Heavy Bomber / Reconnaissance
    A
     4 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro York (Type 685)

    Avro York (Type 685)
    Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft
    B
     5 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell P-39 Airacobra

    Bell P-39 Airacobra
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    B
     6 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress

    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Strategic Long-Range, High-Altitude Heavy Bomber Aircraft
    B
     7 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Boulton Paul Defiant

    Boulton Paul Defiant
    Night-fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
    B
     8 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster F2A (Buffalo)

    Brewster F2A (Buffalo)
    Monoplane Fighter
    B
     9 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Beaufighter

    Bristol Beaufighter
    Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter
    B
     10 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Beaufort

    Bristol Beaufort
    Torpedo Bomber
    B
     11 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Blenheim

    Bristol Blenheim
    Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
    C
     12 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Boomerang

    CAC Boomerang
    Fighter
    C
     13 


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

    CAC CA-15 (Kangaroo)
    Fighter-Interceptor / Bomber Escort Prototype
    C
     14 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Wackett

    CAC Wackett
    Basic Trainer
    C
     15 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Wirraway

    CAC Wirraway
    Multirole Aircraft / Trainer
    C
     16 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Woomera (A23)

    CAC Woomera (A23)
    Multirole Aircraft / Light Bomber / Reconnaissance / Dive Bomber / Torpedo Bomber
    C
     17 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator

    Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Heavy Bomber
    C
     18 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina

    Consolidated PBY Catalina
    Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
    C
     19 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk

    Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk
    Fighter
    C
     20 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

    Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
    Fighter-Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
    C
     21 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

    Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
    Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
    C
     22 


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

    Curtiss-Wright CW-21 Demon
    Fighter / Interceptor
    d
     23 


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

    de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
    Basic Trainer Biplane
    d
     24 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito

    de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    D
     25 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Dornier Do 24

    Dornier Do 24
    Reconnaissance / Transport / Search and Rescue Flying Boat
    D
     26 


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

    Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
    Light Bomber / Night-Fighter
    D
     27 


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

    Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
    Medium Transport Aircraft
    D
     28 


    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas DC-2

    Douglas DC-2
    Commercial Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
    D
     29 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas DC-3

    Douglas DC-3
    Commercial Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
    F
     30 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Battle

    Fairey Battle
    Light Bomber / Trainer Aircraft
    F
     31 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Firefly

    Fairey Firefly
    Carrier-Borne Fighter
    F
     32 


    1926
    Thumbnail picture of the Ford Trimotor

    Ford Trimotor
    Transport Aircraft / Passenger Airliner
    G
     33 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor

    Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
    Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    G
     34 


    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster Gauntlet

    Gloster Gauntlet
    Biplane Fighter Aircraft
    G
     35 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster Gladiator

    Gloster Gladiator
    Biplane Fighter Aircraft
    G
     36 


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

    Grumman Goose (G-21)
    Multirole Flying Boat
    H
     37 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Handley Page Halifax

    Handley Page Halifax
    Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
    H
     38 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Handley Page Hampden

    Handley Page Hampden
    Medium Bomber / Night Bomber / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
    H
     39 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Hurricane

    Hawker Hurricane
    Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
    H
     40 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Sea Fury / Fury

    Hawker Sea Fury / Fury
    Carrierbased Fighter-Bomber
    H
     41 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Typhoon

    Hawker Typhoon
    Ground Attack Aircraft / Fighter-Bomber
    J
     42 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 86

    Junkers Ju 86
    Passenger Airliner / Reconnaissance Aircraft / Medium Bomber
    L
     43 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning

    Lockheed P-38 Lightning
    Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    L
     44 


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

    Lockheed PV-1 Ventura / PV-2 Harpoon
    Patrol Bomber
    M
     45 


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

    Martin PBM-3 / PBM-5 Mariner
    Maritime Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
    N
     46 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the North American B-25 Mitchell

    North American B-25 Mitchell
    Medium Bomber Aircraft
    N
     47 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the North American P-51 Mustang

    North American P-51 Mustang
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance
    N
     48 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the North American T-6 Texan

    North American T-6 Texan
    Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
    N
     49 


    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop Delta

    Northrop Delta
    Transport Aircraft
    R
     50 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Republic P-43 Lancer

    Republic P-43 Lancer
    Fighter / Trainer Aircraft
    S
     51 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Short S25 Sunderland

    Short S25 Sunderland
    Long-Range Maritime / Reconnaissance Flying Boat
    S
     52 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Stinson L-5 Sentinel

    Stinson L-5 Sentinel
    Light Reconnaissance / Observation / Liaison Aircraft
    S
     53 


    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Stinson Reliant

    Stinson Reliant
    Lightweight Liaison Aircraft
    S
     54 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Spitfire

    Supermarine Spitfire
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
    S
     55 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Walrus

    Supermarine Walrus
    Air and Sea Search and Rescue Observation Amphibious Flying Boat
    V
     56 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Wellington

    Vickers Wellington
    Medium Bomber Aircraft
    V
     57 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought OS2U Kingfisher

    Vought OS2U Kingfisher
    Shipborne Reconnaissance and Scout Floatplane
    V
     58 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee A-35 Vengeance

    Vultee A-35 Vengeance
    Dive Bomber
    V
     59 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee BT-13 Valiant

    Vultee BT-13 Valiant
    Basic Trainer Aircraft
    W
     60 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Westland Lysander

    Westland Lysander
    Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft