Topic: 725 Squadron
Navy Seahawk Helicopter N24-011 takes off for one last time at Australia's main operating base in the Middle East.
Royal Australian Navy Seahawk helicopter 'Skeletor' has flown its last operational flight after a career logging 6,200 airframe hours and spanning more than 28 years of service.
Lieutenant Luke Mein from 816 Squadron in the cockpit of Seahawk S70B-2 which is on display at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon.
This year’s Avalon International Airshow marks a changing of the guard for the Royal Australian Navy’s helicopter fleet.
HMAS Melbourne has continued to gather strength in 2017 conducting FFG MH60-R ‘Romeo’ Helicopter first of class flight trials.
Whilst off the East coast of Australia, the embarked Romeo, ‘Cobra 09’, was required to land ashore to conduct mission essential calibration of equipment following maintenance.
Melbourne has continued to ‘gather strength’ in 2017 conducting MH60-R ‘Romeo’ Helicopter first of class flight trials.
Officer in Charge of Navy's Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit (AMAFTU), Commander David Hutchinson, in front of a MH-60R Seahawk 'Romeo' at 725 Squadron.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit has a busy 2017 planned, with seven first of class flight trials scheduled before September.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, (right) presents the Governor's Cup to the Commanding Officer of HMAS Albatross, Captain Simon Bateman, CSC, RAN (left). Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Mardi Longford (centre) was present as the junior member of HMAS Albatross' Ship's Company.
Captain Simon Bateman was no stranger to HMAS
Albatross when he assumed command in December 2013, but as he hands over command, he reflects on the changes achieved throughout his tenure.
Commander Royals presented the Centre with a cheque for $1,200.
Naval aviators on the south coast of New South Wales have donated time and funds to a local Shoalhaven charity with personal links to their own squadron.
The Sikorsky MH-60R "Romeo" Seahawk helicopter "2-4" which is the 24th and final Romeo military helicopter to be delivered to the Royal Australian Navy from Sikorsky Defence Systems and Services as part of AIR9000 Phase 8.
The last of Navy's 24 MH-60R maritime combat helicopters was accepted by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, in a ceremony at Lockheed-Martin’s Logistics and Maintenance Facility at Nowra’s Aviation Technology Park on Monday 12 September.
725 Squadron Commanding Officer, Commander David Frost, RAN, disembarks a Royal Australian Navy's MH-60R Romeo helicopter prior to his handover to Commander Matthew Royals.
The Royal Australian Navy's Fleet Air Arm has had a changing of the guard with 725 Squadron welcoming a new Commanding Officer in early December.
Graduating from the Advanced Pilot/Aviation Warfare Officer (AvWO) course was LCDR Eugene Cleary and LEUT’s Chris Prescott and Geoff Winter. Petty Officer Aircrewman Colin McCallum and Leading Seaman Aircrewman McGreal also completed the Advanced Sensor Operator course.
The Royal Australian Navy’s, MH-60R Seahawk helicopter capability continues to grow with the recent graduation of the first 'Australian-made' aircrew students.
Published on September 30, 2015 by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)
HMAS Perth's embarked MH-60R 'Romeo' helicopter prepares to conduct an air patrol around an oil rig in support of Perth's North West Shelf patrol.
To engage a surface target from the air with pinpoint accuracy or take out an enemy on the first floor of a building, leaving the rest of the structure intact, is a capability Navy has never had - until now.