Australian Federation of Air Pilots

Identity area

Type of entity

Professional association

Authorized form of name

Australian Federation of Air Pilots

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Australian Air Pilots' Association
  • Australian Institute of Air Pilots and Navigators

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

c. 1943 -


The Australian Federation of Air Pilots was originally established as the Australian Institute of Air Pilots and Navigators which then registered as the Australian Air Pilots Association in 1946. The New Guinea Branch was formed in 1947. In 1959 the Association changed its name to AFAP which continues to represent the interests of commercial pilots in all sectors of the Australian aviation industry.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for aircraft pilots

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area


Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 24 July 2012




A Federation of Pilots: the story of an Australian air pilots union, (accessed on 24 July 2012)

Maintenance notes

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