Topic: 816 Squadron
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 MH60-R ‘Romeo’ Helicopter first of class flight trials.
Two former colleagues from HMAS Albatross have teamed up to win the Burrell Cup, Navy’s annual doubles tennis competition.
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.
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.