Topic: HMAS Adelaide (L01)
First of class flight trials for the CH-47F Chinook aircraft have wrapped up onboard amphibious ship, HMAS Adelaide.
A number of Navy sailors are having the time of their lives this year in a ‘try before you buy’ scheme allowing young Australians to experience life in uniform.
Two giants of the Australian Defence Force, amphibious ship HMAS Adelaide, and the CH-47F Chinook helicopter are expanding Defence capability in the waters off Australia’s northern coastline, conducting first of class flight trials.
The crew of HMAS Adelaide did not let the fact they were at sea stop them from taking part in Sydney’s City to Surf, setting up their own version of the famous fun run onboard.
The crew from HMAS Arunta made gains by sitting still recently when the ship took part in a simulation exercise alongside.
HMAS Adelaide has been working in Tasmanian waters to conduct cold weather aspects of the first of class flight trials for the ‘big birds’ of the Army; the new Chinook CH-47F.
HMAS Adelaide, one of the largest and most capable warships in the Royal Australian Navy fleet arrived in Tasmania’s maritime capital city Hobart on 19 August, for a five day visit.
HMAS Adelaide's ship's company proved you can have your cake and eat it too during a bake off last month, raising money and awareness for White Ribbon - the campaign to stop men's violence against women.
Thirty four members of the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) project were given the opportunity to go to sea on HMAS Adelaide last month. The group, made up of 26 personnel from Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group and three industry participants, sailed from Adelaide to Sydney in conjunction with Adelaide's family cruise.
HMAS Adelaide has provided high-profile support to the Legacy Foundation by welcoming a generous family on board for a sea ride recently.