Topic: MRH-90 Taipan
Aviation Support trainees prepare for HMAS Adelaide's embarked MRH90 helicopter, Poseidon 29, to land on the ship's flight deck.
A group of 14 sailors has experienced the rush of working beneath 14,000 kilograms of hovering helicopter on the deck of a moving warship.
MRH-90 Taipan pilot Lieutenant Commander Natalee Johnston with her husband Lieutenant Commander Gavin Johnston (left), daughter Hannah and son Alasdair (right) join students at Milton Public School during a visit by 808 Squadron of HMAS Albatross.
Navy’s first ever female helicopter pilot has conducted an aircraft school visit with a difference.
MRH90 pilot Lieutenant Commander Colin McLeod says members of 808 Squadron are ready to respond at short notice over the Christmas and New Year period.
While many personnel are enjoying well-earned family time over the Christmas/New Year period, some members of 808 Squadron at HMAS
Albatross will be on alert as the Operational Readiness Squadron for this period.
A MRH-90 Taipan helicopter from HMAS Adelaide conducts deck landings aboard Republic of Singapore Navy ship RSS Supreme off the coast of Singapore, during Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
As a MRH-90 helicopter from HMAS
Adelaide touched down in a deck landing practice on the flight deck of RSS Supreme, Australia’s interoperability with the Singapore Armed Forces moved to a new level.
October 11, 2017 by LEUT Theresa Swift (author), ABET Luke van Beekhuizen (photographer)
HMAS Sirius Commanding Officer, Commander Michael Oborn in action during the commencement of HMAS Adelaide's first replenishment at sea with HMAS Sirius.
Sirius recently completed a major aviation capability milestone with her first helicopter passenger transfer.
Senior Helicopter Pilot Instructor, LCDR Michael Robertson of 723 Squadron, explains the theory and practical application of the Airbus EC-135 T2's enclosed tail rotor to Women in Aviation Work Experience Camp participants.
Albatross, the Defence Work Experience Program and the Fleet Air Arm recently joined forces to present the inaugural Women in Naval Aviation camp.
September 17, 2017 by LCDR Lucito Irlandez (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
Sub Lieutenant Lauren Beaufils stands before a MRH-90 Taipan helicopter on the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide prior to a winch deck transfer to HMAS Darwin, as the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017 task group sails off the east coast of Australia.
It was her first time at sea when Sub Lieutenant Lauren Beaufils had the opportunity to participate in a medical evacuation exercise onboard HMAS
Adelaide, with the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 17 Task Group off the coast of Townsville.
September 15, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
A Navy MRH-90 helicopter conducts deck landing procedures aboard HMAS Adelaide and the Republic of Singapore Ship Resolution (in background) during a period of landing craft and aviation training between the RAN and Republic of Singapore Navy off the coast of North Queensland.
Adelaide has completed amphibious landing craft and aviation training with the Republic of Singapore’s amphibious ship, RSS Resolution while deployed off the east coast of Australia.
(L-R) Commander Helicopter Advanced Training System Commander Bruce Willington, RAN, and Commander Fleet Air Arm Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, discuss the progress of the Joint Helicopter School at HMAS Albatross.
The Joint Helicopter School at HMAS
Albatross is on finals as the first instructors continue their training at the new world-class multi-million-dollar facility.
Warrant Officer Aircrewman Craig Daniel of the Joint Helicopter School uses the flight marshalling synthetic training equipment of the Helicopter Advanced Training System at HMAS Albatross
When aircrewman Warrant Officer Craig Daniel, of the Joint Helicopter School, first heard about the changes afoot in Navy aircrew training, he was immediately interested taking part.