Established 1998

Australian, New Zealand & Papua New Guinea Military Aircraft Serials & History

This site is devoted to providing as complete a record as possible of aircraft operated by the ADF, NZDF & PNGDF.
Included where known are brief summaries of the history and current status of aircraft employed in Australian, New Zealand & PNG Military Service.

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Bristol Fighter B1146 Captain Ross Smith and
                      observer Palestine February 1918  Sopwith Pup Replica VH-PSP/D4170 RAAF Museum
                      Air Pageant 9 April 2006 (Brendan Cowan)

DAP Beaufighter A8-173 Photo via Gordon

ADF-Serials Image Gallery
Central Flying School Australian Flying Corps RAAF Series One RAAF Series Two RAAF/ADF Series Three ADF-Serials Image Gallery
Highlight for Album: Learjet VH-FOX Handley Page Hampden Mk I AT137 'UB-T' 455
                      Squadron RAAF, based at Leuchars in Scotland, May
                      1942. Skyhawk NZ6209 Photo via Dave Masterson ADF-Serials
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Australian Army Aviation Royal Australian Navy Other ADF Operated
WWII RAAF units within the RAF  New Zealand Serials
ADF-Serials Message Board
Cessna 172D Henschel Hs 126B-1 OK. DC-3 P2-002 Mendi Airport 1986
Air Force Cadets Captured Aircraft NEI Aircraft in Australia Papua New Guinea
Defence Force
WWII RNZAF units within the RAF Our Newsletter
Volume 10 Issue 5 Spring 2020
Seahawk N24-015 Overpainted N24-002 serial
                      March 2007 Photo by Daniel Leahy Eric Douglas left with Duke of Gloucester Memorial to A73-64 outside RAAF Amberley. Lancaster A66-2

USAF F-III 67-0091 was eventually
                        "owned" by the RAAF as a spares ship
                        at AMARC

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It is our policy is to only show historical events, no current operational information will be displayed on this website.
The ADF-Serials & NZDF-Serials team give permission to use the content of these pages, excluding images, providing that it contains an acknowledgement to the ADF-Serials & NZDF-Serials team and any other listed sources."