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Where can I find a history of aviation in Australia?

Charles Kingsford Smith examining the propeller of a plane


Some useful websites about aviation in Australia include:

Some useful print items include:

Trove can help you find and get items at libraries near you. The National Library can provide copies of certain materials. For more information go to our Copies Direct service.

See also the Library's FAQ Where can I find information on the First Trans-Pacific flight?