About Warbirds Online
Warbirds Online has been created for aviation enthusiasts who have a particular passion for Australian Warbirds, an online news sector which, until now, has been significantly underrepresented. We provide the latest news and information about aircraft owners, aircraft restorers and maintainers as well as aviation historians. Our aim is to share information from and to the Warbird community both in Australia and worldwide.
Warbirds Online Team
John is a full time historic aviation journalist and travels both within Australia and internationally covering air shows, aircraft restoration projects & facilities and aviation museums. John writes articles for some of the worlds most prominent historic aircraft publications including, Aeroplane Monthly, Flypast. Flightpath and Le Fana de l'aviation and publishes his own articles on his website, Warbirds Online. John has an extensive work history as a Senior Officer, Manager and leader in Government with outstanding achievements in information technology, customer service and business relationships. He has had a significant track record of successfully engaging with large commercial entities, especially in Telecommunications and ICT and has a proven track record in strategic development and deployment as well as management of large areas and divisions. Since retiring he has combined his interest in aviation with his photographic skills to support his lifelong interest in historic aviation.
Anne is a full time web designer, aviation photographic restorer and social media coordinator for Warbirds Online. She travels within Australia and internationally with John photographing at airshows, aircraft restorations facilities and aviation museums. Anne works pro-bono for Aviation Not for Profit organisations via her web design entity Avion Designs. Anne has extensive experience in leadership and transformational change roles in large and complex organisations, both in the private and government sectors. Her work history highlights outstanding results, in the areas of valuing adding to customer service, business and community relationships, change and people management, innovation and development. She has worked both in Australia and internationally.
What we offer Warbird enthusiasts?
Warbirds Online has been created for Warbird aviation enthusiasts who have an interest in Warbird and historic aircraft, in particular RAAF historic aviation. We provides the latest news on Warbird restoration projects underway and provide ongoing updates on their progress. We also focus on military and ex-military aviation.
Historic aircraft feature strongly, as well as the biographies about the people who build and restore them. We feature famous RAAF historic aircraft such as the P51- Mustang, CAC Boomerang, Bristol Beaufort and Spitfire as well as less glamorous types which were just as significant such as the Westland Wapiti and the Avro Anson.
Warbirds Online covers News and Airshows in the Warbird aviation world, historic articles and Warbird images. See the Gallery of fighter and bomber aircraft images, as well as aviation video clips of period and current aircraft activities such as Warbird operations, flights and Warbird restoration projects.
While our emphasis is on Australian Warbirds we also cover relevant global Warbird news and events and promote the Warbird movement and its participants.
We welcome your suggestions and comments on any aspect of Warbirds Online.
Contact us with any comments you may have on Warbirds, or to provide any material for publication.