Aviation in the Top End of Australia

On 10 December 1919, a Vickers Vimy, G-EAOU, flown by Captain Ross Smith and his crew during the aviation landed at Fannie Bay on Darwin’s outskirts, winning the £10 000 prize from the Australian [...]

Darwin bombed more than Pearl Harbour

Japanese dropped more bombs on Darwin on 19 February 1942 than at Pearl Harbour? The carrier based aircraft including Aichi D3A Vals and Nakajima B5N Kates dropped 82.550 kilograms of bombs in [...]

Rare Footage of Bombing

Footage exists of the only known colour film of the Bombing of Darwin on the morning of 19 February 1942 and can only be seen at the museum. The camera man was an amateur named Monty Tuckerman. [...]