RAAF Bankstown
Bankstown Airport (IATA: BWU, ICAO: YSBK) is a general aviation airport and business park located in the City of Bankstown, 22 km (14 mi) from the central business district of Sydney, Australia. The airport is situated on 313 ha (770 acres) of land and has three parallel runways, several apron areas, a small passenger terminal and a business park, home to over 170 businesses.
Bankstown Airport operates 24 hours a day, with limitations placed on night circuit training. In the calendar year of 2011, Airservices Australia recorded 243,126 aircraft movements at the airport. This makes it the fourth busiest airport in Australia by number of movements, after Sydney, Moorabbin Airport and Jandakot. Most of the traffic reported (208,226) is in the sub 7 tonnes light aircraft category. The airport is a major hub of Australian general aviation, is home to numerous fixed-wing and helicopter flying schools, charter operators, aircraft maintenance businesses, and private aircraft.

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Bankstown Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 2 December 1940 RAAF Headquarters was established at Bankstown and on 19 December No 2 Aircraft Park moved to Bankstown where it remained until ...
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No. 1 Fighter Sector Headquarters RAAF,…
no. 1 fighter sector headquarters raaf later known as no. 101 fighter control unit raaf in australia during ww2 . formed bankstown, nsw 25 feb 1942
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Bankstown Bunker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bankstown Bunker (Air Defence Headquarters Sydney) is a defunct Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) operations facility, located on the corner of Marion ...
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History of Bankstown airport - Lockoweb.com
RAAF Squadrons of the early period. 24 Squadron RAAF. The first RAAF squadron tasked with the ...
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WWII RAAF Bankstown Aerodrome 41st Fighter Squadron ... - Flickr
My Dad was a Master sergeant, and mechanic, with the 41st Fighter (Pursuit) Squadron. This is the Bankstown Aerodrome outside of Sydney June 1942.
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WWII RAAF Bankstown Aerodrome 41st Fighter Squadron USAAF ...
My Dad was a Master sergeant, and mechanic, with the 41st (Pursuit) Fighter Squadron of the 35th (Pursuit) Fighter Group. This is the Bankstown Aerodrome ...
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WWII RAAF Bankstown Aerodrome 41st Fighter Squadron ... - Flickr
My Dad was a Master Sergeant, and mechanic, with the 41st Fighter (Pursuit) Squadron. This is the Bankstown Aerodrome outside of Sydney June 1942.
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WWII 1942 RAAF Bankstown Aerodrome Letter (Coral Sea Sailing ...
August 8, 1942 My dear Joyce, Today is our third day at sea and so far our trip has been very calm. Writing this while sitting on the floor and the ship swaying ...
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WWII RAAF Bankstown Aerodrome 41st Fighter Squadron ... - Trove
Initially known as RAAF Station Bankstown, the station becoming RAAF Bankstown on 2 December 1940. When General MacArthur arrived in Australia, during ...
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Bankstown Bunker - Western Sydney Bunkers
During WW2 there was a quarry in Bankstown , close to where Marion Street and Edgar Street meet. This was chosen for the new location for the war time RAAF ...
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Bankstown Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 2 December 1940 RAAF Headquarters was established at Bankstown and on 19 December No 2 Aircraft Park moved to Bankstown where it remained until ...
Bankstown Bunker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bankstown Bunker (Air Defence Headquarters Sydney) is a defunct Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) operations facility, located on the corner of Marion ...
Bankstown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the state electoral district, see Electoral district of Bankstown. .... located in the suburb include TAFE Bankstown and University of Western Sydney, Bankstown Campus. ... 1 Fighter Sector RAAF took control of the Capital Hall in Bankstown.
Canterbury-Bankstown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canterbury-Bankstown is the area located around the Bankstown railway line. ... of land in Bankstown for the construction of Bankstown Airport and an RAAF Station ... area houses the Bankstown Campus of the University of Western Sydney.
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A Pictorial History of Canterbury Bankstown
A Pictorial History of Canterbury Bankstown
Joan Lawrence, Lawrence, Madden & Muir, Brian J. Madden, 1999
An airport had been mooted from 1929 but, with the outbreak of war, the Department of Civil Aviation resumed 250 hectares at Bankstown and the RAAF Station was formed in August 1940, close enough to the Clyde Engineering Works at ...
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Regrets - Maybe Just A Few
Murray Raynes, 2013
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Fighter Pilot: Mis-Adventures beyond the sound barrier with an Australian Top Gun
Fighter Pilot: Mis-Adventures beyond the sound barrier with an Australian Top Gun
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Sit down and strap yourself in for an exhilarating ride to the sound barrier and beyond with a real life Topgun!Mac Tucker, or 'Serge' to use his callsign name, is one of an elite group of men trained to fly F-18 jets. Now, for the first time, Serge takes you behind the scenes of the fighter pilot world to reveal what it's really lik...
Mosquito Photo-Reconnaissance Units of World War 2
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Martin W. Bowman, 1999
... were used on a handful of sorties to Java and East Borneo just prior to the Japanese surrender. 32 PR 40 A52-6 of No 87(PR) Sqn, RAAF, Coomalee Creek , Northern Territory, May-October 1944 PR 40 A52-6 was one of six Bankstown- built ...
US Marine and RAAF Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Combat Aircraft)
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Holmes, Tony and Davey, Chris, 2012
Some 84 of the 250 Hornets committed by Central Command to Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) proudly bore MARINE titling on their rear fuselages. A further 14 were marked with the distinctive kangaroo roundel of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). The exploits achieved by the units that flew these jets into combat is detailed in this volume, the thi...
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The Bankstown Bunker (Air Defence Headquarters Sydney) is a disused RAAF operations facility, located on the corner of Marion and Edgar Street, Bankstown, New South Wales. After the arrival General Douglas MacArthur in Australia during the Second World War, Bankstown Airport was established as a key strategic air force base to support the war effort.
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Bankstown Today - 13/04/2013 - Sydney Airport Message Board
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Max Dupain and Frank Hinder are among the many significant artists who contributed decisively to Australia’s modernist tradition. Less well known, however, is that they both worked for Australia’s military…
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Anyone interested? Unreserved DC3, Aircraft Parts, Jacks & Equipment It's a 1944-vintage DC-3, registration VH-MMF, currently sitting in a
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b01spider - Sale of RAAF CT4 Trainers at Bankstown Aerodrome May 1993
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Bankstown regional operations “impossible” – RAAA | Australian Aviation Magazine
The Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) has rejected new calls for regional airline operations to be moved from Sydney Airport to Bankstown,
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Someone is bailing out of Bankstown and general aviation could be a very big loser | Plane Talking
Ben Sandilands | May 24, 2009 7:30PM | EMAIL | PRINT.
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Abandoned National Treasure | The Planning Boardroom
The Government is under fire as the Bankstown World War II Bunker remains abandoned. Closed since 1947, the bunker served the RAAF (Royal
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