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Aviation Militaria

Aviation Wings and Badges of WWII

A superb site dedicated to Aviation Wings and Badges of WWII. With many fine examples of Wings from around the world. With new examples being added on a regular basis. The site now includes a number of wings from periods other than WWII, including a number of rare WWI examples. is to well organised reference source for commercial and military "Pilot Wings of the World." The database consists of information and photos of both commercial and military wings, along with sections of miscellaneous and unknown items. Unfortunately this site seems no longer to be updated.

The website of Warren Carroll, the author of "Eagles Recalled". Warren Carroll has been a collector and researcher of aviation insignia for over thirty five years, holding the post of President of the Canadian Society of Military Medals and Insignia.

A virtual museum displaying aviators uniforms, insignia and gear from around the world. The site is extremely well presented and easy to navigate around with some wonderful examples of aviation militaria. Many of the examples are rarely seen, including the Full Dress Uniform of the South African Air Force from the 1920's.

Kaiser's Bunker has a wonderful display of Royal Flying Corps uniforms from a private collection. Additionally you will find uniforms from Imperial Germany 1860 to 1918, including Pickelhaube (Spiked Helmets), tunics and caps. Similar categories include the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) 1914 to 1919, and the 1914 to 1918

Royal Air Force Collectors and Reenactors Forum

A site where opinions can be exchanged and those searching questions can be asked. Focussed on British and Commonwealth Air Forces related militaria.


The British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum

 Covering all British Empire or "Colonial" military insignia, including Great Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and India. There is a dedicated section for RFC and RAF.


Aeronautica Collections

The Aero Conservancy

Photographs and research material relating to a private collection of Aeronautical items from the First World War. The web site was considerably expanded in May 2001, moving to a new location in June 2002. Displaying examples of RFC, RNAS and early RAF head wear. Including the rare Royal Flying Corps Full Dress cap. The October 2002 updates have enhanced this site significantly with many new items of interest being added.

The Vintage Aviator Ltd The Vintage Aviator Ltd is a New Zealand company specialising in the manufacture of build replica WWI aircraft. Their website is of an exceptional standard and has many areas of interest to militaria enthusiasts, researchers and collators. There are a number of RFC and RNAS items featured amongst the Uniform section.    

WWI, WWII and other Reference Sites

Aces and Aircraft of WWI. Probably the best aviation site you can find on the internet relating to WWI aviation. Make sure you visit the "Forum"



World War I Document Archive

This archive of primary documents from World War I has been assembled by volunteers. The archive is international in focus and intends to present in one location primary documents concerning the Great War.

The Great War Society

The Great War Society encourages discussion, learning, scholarship and independent research on the events surrounding the First World War. In addition to providing a list of links to other WWI internet site.


RAF Commands

A most interesting site relating to the Royal Air Force Fighter, Bomber and Coastal Commands. Providing the movement and equipment history of squadrons and associated units forming RAF Commands during the period September 1939 to August 1945. Additionally there is a Message Board or Forum where related topics can be discussed.

Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation
An award winning site outlining the of  history of the Royal Air Force and its forebears the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service, with a huge amount of useful information including  the Squadron details, organisational structure, biographical detail of Air Officers.



Other Periods

Military Cap Collection A wonderful display of Caps and Hats of mainly high ranking officers from around the World. Some of the site is in Japanese, but by navigating via the "Contents" page it is easy enough to view the many examples.

West Point Sutlers

Accoutrements for American Civil War re-enactors and collectors.


Museums and Societies

The Royal Air Force Museum at Hendon

Britain's National Museum of Aviation, celebrating the story of aviation from before the Wright Brothers to the RAF of the 21st Century with one of the world's finest collections of legendary aircraft and associated exhibits. Included amongst the wealth of militaria on show is the elusive Full Dress uniform of the Royal Flying Corps.

Yorkshire Air Museum

The Yorkshire Air Museum has become one of the most interesting and dynamic Museums of its type in the country. Having a unique collection of over 40 internationally recognised aircraft and fascinating displays all combined into a historic site, together with a large RAF, WAAF and WRAF Uniform Collection. The Dress Uniform and other items belonging to Air Chief Marshal Sir Augustus 'Gus' Walker, wartime station commander of RAF Pocklington, are on display.

Canadian Military Police Virtual Museum

A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Canadian Military Police. The site displays very nice images of badges, uniforms and equipment related to the Military Police Services of the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force over the past 90 years. Well worth a visit.

Canadian War Museum

The Canadian War Museum holds one of the finest art collections in the world relating to heroic aviators. To find the paintings, go into the Canadian War Museum, then "Search The War Art Collection".

WWII RAF Group WWII RAF Group - A living history group dedicated to preserving the memory of those airmen and women who served Great Britain in its hour of need. There are a number of downloadable guides to WWII uniforms items.

Angels One Five - Royal Air Force 1939-1945 Living History Group

Angels One Five is a Living History Group dedicated to educating the public about the important role of the Royal Air Force (and the Commonwealth, Empire Air Forces and foreign nationals serving in the Royal Air Force) during the Second World War.

Canadian Society of Military Medals and Insignia

The Canadian Society of Military Medals and Insignia (CSMMI) is a group of individuals who share an interest in researching, collecting, and preserving the military medals, orders, decorations, insignia, documents, and related military items for future generations. The Society meets on a regular basis throughout the year and invites non-members to go along.




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