Published on by LEUT Tim Craig (author), Unknown (photographer)
The Navy’s newest aviation capability has been stretching her wings off the eastern seaboard, with the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit conducting first of class flight trials with the EC-135 helicopter in aviation training vessel, MV Sycamore.
Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer)
Training at the Australian Defence Force’s new Joint Helicopter School, at HMAS Albatross in Nowra, New South Wales is set to transform the way Australian military aviators prepare for operational helicopter conversion.
Minister of Defence, The Honourable Marise Payne, and the local member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis inspected the progress of the $157 million Helicopter Aircrew Training System and the Fleet Air Arm's operational 816 Squadron at HMAS Albatross recently.
The Royal Australian Navy’s reputation for delivering world-class training received a boost when five members of the Royal Danish Navy visited HMAS Albatross to learn how the Fleet Air Arm teaches pilots and aircrew.