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The Australian Society of WW1 Aero Historians Inc. is an Australian based, non-profit organisation dedicated to the study of all aspects of World War One aviation. Founded in 1962, we are the oldest Society of this type in the world. Membership to the Society is by application.

You can find more out more about the Society and how to join via our About Us page in the top menu.

2017 Membership

If you are interested in joining the society, full details can be found at the Society Shop tab in the menu above or you can download and mail in an Membership Application form, accompanied with a cheque (Australian residents only) or international money order made out in Australian Dollars only.

55th Anniversary Celebrations 1962 - 2017

This year the Society celebrates its 55th Birthday. Over the next few months unique content will be added to our members section starting in April with members getting access to interviews conducted with WW1 Airmen in the 1960's and 1970's. Dont miss out join today.

Society Patron

The Australian Society of WW1 Aero Historians Inc., is honoured to have Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, AC, as our Patron. Air Chief Marshal Binskin is currently serving as Chief of the Defence Force


Society meetings are held in February, May, August and November, on the third Saturday of the month commencing at 13.30hrs (1.30PM). Dates and locations of our future meetings can be found here.

Members Benefits

Members receive the following benefits as part of their membership;

  • Quarterly Raffle
  • Society Newsletter 4 times per year delivered in electronic format.
  • The '14-'18 Journal twice a year.
  • Free electronic access to our entire back catalogue of the '14-'18 Journal.
  • Access to the Society's Library.
  • Free access to our Image Library
  • Free access to our Audio Library, which contains many first hand interviews with Great War airmen.
  • And access to our members via the quarterly meetings and our Members Directory.

Australian Airmen of the Great War 1914-1918 Database

The Australian Airmen of the Great War 1914-1918 database consists of over 5600 Australians that served with the air forces of WW1.