Last modified: 2003-04-19 by jonathan dixon
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Until 1948 the Australian Air Force Ensign was the Royal Air Force ensign (i.e. ensign of the British Air Force). In 1948, a light-blue ensign with a roundel in the lower fly was adopted, with a gold southern cross on the fly. In 1982, the stars were changed to white and a kangaroo was added to the roundel.
Brendan Jones, 19 March 1996
In both Barraclough and Pedersen the roundels are occupying the whole fly, although in the text Pedersen says about the RAF flag that the roundel is in the lower fly. BTW this flag was adopted in 1918.
From 1921 til 1935 the RAAF used the same as the RAF
Mark Sensen, 28 June 1997
Until 1948, the RAF Ensign was used and the RAAF Ensign adopted that year had white stars
Miles Li, 7 July 1999
by Dov Gutterman
Used by both Royal Australian Air Force and Royal New Zealand Air Force as fin flash and based of one of the RAF flashes.
Dov Gutterman, 08 October 1999