December 04, 2017 by Mr James McPherson (author), Jay Cronan (photographer), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)
The Royal Australian Navy conducts the final flight of the S-70B-2 Seahawk Bravo after 29 years of operational service.
The Royal Australian Navy has marked the end of an era by handing over the last of its S‑70B-2 Seahawk "Bravo" helicopters to the Australian War Memorial for preservation in the national collection.
The Guard during Ceremonial Divisions held at HMAS Albatross give a 'General Salute' to mark the withdrawal from Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Service of the S-70B-2 Seahawk (Bravo) and the AS350BA Squirrel helicopters.
The S-70B-2 Bravo Seahawk and AS350BA Squirrel helicopters were formally retired from active service in the Royal Australian Navy at a ceremony today at HMAS Albatross .
Leading Seaman Daniel Crowe, Chief Petty Officer Michael Bryan, Warrant Officer Brian Pashley, Ms Stephanie Boyle, Mr Ian Parrott, Lieutenant Caleb Muggeridge and Lieutenant Commander Damien Liberale with the Australian Navy's S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter fondly known as 'Christine'.
With the retirement of the Australian Navy’s Seahawk Bravo S-70B-2 helicopter from service scheduled for 1 December, aircraft 872 (fondly known as ‘Christine’) will be taking up a new home at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
An MH-60R Seahawk Helicopter from 816 Squadron lands on HMAS Hobart's flight deck during a flight deck trial alongside Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney.
It was a marriage made in...Fleet Base East recently, when Navy’s most sophisticated helicopter partnered with Navy’s most potent and capable warship.
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.
November 21, 2017 by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Siblings from HMAS Warramunga visit their family on HMAS Newcastle. From left, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef (ABML-C) Paige Large, ABML-C Peta Large, ABML-C Dimitri Bellas, Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Peter Bellas, Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Jamie Janes and Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Isaac Janes.
An ‘on task’ handover has been conducted between HMA Ships
Newcastle and Warramunga in the Middle East region.
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.
Able Seaman Air Technical Aircraft Lachlan Jackman inspecting the MH-60R helicopter main rotor gear box during the 1,000th flying hour service.
Toowoomba’s embarked Seahawk MH-60R helicopter, more colloquially known as a ‘Romeo’, recently completed a deep-level service at sea during her deployment as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour task group.
An EC-135 helicopter conducts First of Class Flight Trials (FOCFT) with MV Sycamore.
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
ScanEagle is launched from the flight deck of HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Newcastle has conducted the Royal Australian Navy’s first simultaneous operations of manned and unmanned aircraft during its current deployment to the Middle East on Operation MANITOU.