Australian Commercial Aviation Collection
The Primary objective this collection is to save and preserve Australian Commercial Aviation History and preserve a part of Australia’s Cultural Heritage for this and future generations to research and enjoy.
The primary collection aim is to acquire memorabilia and collectable objects including day-to-day operational objects from Australia’s Past Commercial Airlines.
The secondary collection aim is to acquire memorabilia and collectable objects including day-to-day operational objects from existing Australian Airlines.
The third collection aim is to acquire objects that do not directly fall into the above categories that are related to aviation and of interest.
As of early 2008 the collection represents 35Australian Commercial Airlines & 600 items in the collection.
From Charles Kingsford Smith's ANA all the way to Modern day airlines like REX and QANTAS.
We have items from the golden days of flying when service was with bone china and not plastic like today.
A tiny example:
Labels, timetables, dinner wear, uniform items, safety cards.Original photos, advertising materials and more.