The NFSA celebrates Valentine's Day with recently restored footage of a unique wedding ceremony in the skies over Sydney in 1932.
A view from the plane looking across to two bi-planes. Bride and groom getting married, the kiss, looking out from the plane and then landing to be greeted by a large crowd.
The Southern Cross, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith (Smithy) and his crew are seen here arriving in Brisbane on 9 June 1928 along with the crowd of 15,000 people who had gathered to witness th
Jessie 'Chubbie' Miller became the first woman to fly from England to Australia on 19 March 1928.
The new Miles M.2 Hawk VH-UAI plane was christened at the South Australian Aero Club held at Parafield on 18 June 1935 in conjunction with Empire Air Day festivities – an event celebrated by the Br
The first trans-Arctic flight took place 90 years ago. It's one of many memorable flying feats chronicled in our new Early Aviators curated collection.
The feats of the daredevil early aviators pushed the boundaries of flight and brought Australia closer to the world.
Described as one the most amazing feats of navigation, Australian (not British as stated in the inter-title) explorer George Hubert Wilkins and American pilot Ben Eielson in a Lockheed Vega were th
As well as some stunning aerial views of Antarctica, the danger of Antarctic flying is illustrated in this clip filmed and narrated by Frank Hurley from the second British, Australian, New Zealand
At Mascot in 1928, Henry Talbot 'Bunny' Hammond held the position of senior manager and chief flying instructor of the NSW Aero Club where he worked alongside fellow aviators Frank Follett, George