Topic: MH-60R Seahawk
For most, milestones are easy to recognise: a birthday here, an anniversary there, but aircrew mark their growing experience by meticulously logging hours flown, with appropriate accolades from friends and colleagues as the total number soars.
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.
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.
A passion for aircraft modelling and traditional values shaped a flight path into a career that influences the future horizon of Navy aviation.
En route to the Middle East as part of the latest Royal Australian Navy crew to deploy for Operation MANITOU is one officer who feels very at home on his hometown’s namesake ship.