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Father and son flying military aircraft at Avalon

Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), CPL Nicci Freeman (author)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Todd Glynn, Executive Officer, 725 Squadron, stands with an MH-60R 'Romeo' Seahawk helicopter at the Australian International Airshow 2015, Avalon, Victoria.  (photo: CPL Nicci Freeman)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Todd Glynn, Executive Officer, 725 Squadron, stands with an MH-60R 'Romeo' Seahawk helicopter at the Australian International Airshow 2015, Avalon, Victoria.

Navy pilot, Lieutenant Commander Todd Glynn, was pleased to catch up with his father, Gordon, when they both flew military aircraft into Avalon, Victoria for the Australian International Airshow this week.

Combining a technical career with soccer skills

Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), CPL Nicci Freeman (photographer)

Able Seaman Aviation Technician Airframe Chris Rowe, from 808 Squadron, HMAS Albatross, inspects the mooring on the MRH 90 Taipan multi-role helicopter, at the Australian International Airshow, Avalon, Victoria. (photo: CPL Nicci Freeman)

Able Seaman Aviation Technician Airframe Chris Rowe, from 808 Squadron, HMAS Albatross, inspects the mooring on the MRH 90 Taipan multi-role helicopter, at the Australian International Airshow, Avalon, Victoria.

Able Seaman Chris Rowe has found the perfect career choice that combines his love of aircraft with his nifty soccer skills – he is an Aviation Technician Airframe in the Navy.

Refuelling on nanna’s cookies

Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), CPL Nicci Freeman (photographer)

Lieutenant Ryan Cross, from 808 Squadron, HMAS Albatross, stands with the MRH90 helicopter at the Australian International Airshow, Avalon, Victoria.
  (photo: CPL Nicci Freeman)

Lieutenant Ryan Cross, from 808 Squadron, HMAS Albatross, stands with the MRH90 helicopter at the Australian International Airshow, Avalon, Victoria.

Navy pilot Lieutenant Ryan Cross recently made a scheduled stop in Merimbula, to refuel his MRH-90 Taipan maritime support helicopter, on the way to Avalon for the Australian International Airshow.

From Berri to the Bahamas

Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author)

Able Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Vanessa Issom from 725 Squadron, HMAS Albatross, cleans the Forward Looking Infra Red camera on the MH-60R 'Romeo' Seahawk helicopter, at the Australian International Airshow, Avalon, Victoria. (photo: CPL Nicci Freeman)

Able Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Vanessa Issom from 725 Squadron, HMAS Albatross, cleans the Forward Looking Infra Red camera on the MH-60R 'Romeo' Seahawk helicopter, at the Australian International Airshow, Avalon, Victoria.

Aviation Technician Avionics Able Seaman Vanessa Issom has recently returned to Australia after completing training for Navy’s MH-60R Seahawk Romeo helicopters in the United States.

The RAN Fleet Air Arm - Ashore in Vietnam

Published on by Mr John Perryman (author)

A No 9 Squadron, UH-1D Iroquois helicopter, trailing purple smoke during an early morning flight over Nui Dat in South Vietnam. (photo: Unknown)

A No 9 Squadron, UH-1D Iroquois helicopter, trailing purple smoke during an early morning flight over Nui Dat in South Vietnam.

The Australian International Airshow 2015 pays tribute to Anzac and the heroes of military aviation.  It is the major theme of the event and as such will be the first significant observance of the Gallipoli campaign in its centenary year.  The airshow features an emotional and moving tribute to our aviators from Gallipoli to the present day. During the Australian International Airshow, Navy Daily will highlight the significant contribution of naval aviators from the First World War to the present day.

The RAN in Korea

Published on by Sea Power Centre - Australia (author)

Aerial port bow view of the aircraft carrier HMAS Sydney (III). A Fairey Firefly aircraft is on the catapult forward. Other Fireflies and Hawker Sea Furies are arranged on the flight deck further aft. (photo: Unknown)

Aerial port bow view of the aircraft carrier HMAS Sydney (III). A Fairey Firefly aircraft is on the catapult forward. Other Fireflies and Hawker Sea Furies are arranged on the flight deck further aft.

The Australian International Airshow 2015 pays tribute to Anzac and the heroes of military aviation.  It is the major theme of the event and as such will be the first significant observance of the Gallipoli campaign in its centenary year.  The airshow features an emotional and moving tribute to our aviators from Gallipoli to the present day. During the Australian International Airshow, Navy Daily will highlight the significant contribution of naval aviators from the First World War to the present day.

Admiral Sir Victor Albert Trumper Smith, AC, KBE, CB, DSC, RAN

Published on by Sea Power Centre - Australia (author)

Portrait of Admiral Sir Victor Smith as a Lieutenant (photo: Unknown)

Portrait of Admiral Sir Victor Smith as a Lieutenant

The Australian International Airshow 2015 pays tribute to Anzac and the heroes of military aviation.  It is the major theme of the event and as such will be the first significant observance of the Gallipoli campaign in its centenary year.  The airshow features an emotional and moving tribute to our aviators from Gallipoli to the present day. During the Australian International Airshow, Navy Daily will highlight the significant contribution of naval aviators from the First World War to the present day.

Australian Naval Aviators of World War I

Published on by Sea Power Centre - Australia (author)

HMAS Sydney prepares to launch a Sopwith Camel from its deck during WWI. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Sydney prepares to launch a Sopwith Camel from its deck during WWI.

The Australian International Airshow 2015 pays tribute to Anzac and the heroes of military aviation.  It is the major theme of the event and as such will be the first significant observance of the Gallipoli campaign in its centenary year.  The airshow features an emotional and moving tribute to our aviators from Gallipoli to the present day. During the Australian International Airshow, Navy Daily will highlight the significant contribution of naval aviators from the First World War to the present day.

The RAN Fleet Air Arm

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A Wessex helicopter lands aboard HMAS Sydney. (photo: Unknown)

A Wessex helicopter lands aboard HMAS Sydney.

The Australian International Airshow 2015 pays tribute to Anzac and the heroes of military aviation.  It is the major theme of the event and as such will be the first significant observance of the Gallipoli campaign in its centenary year.  The airshow features an emotional and moving tribute to our aviators from Gallipoli to the present day. During the Australian International Airshow, Navy Daily will highlight the significant contribution of naval aviators from the First World War to the present day.

HMAS Choules celebrates Australia Day

Published on by LEUT Lana Emery (author), CPOCIS Simon Bagnall (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Choules, Commander Chris Aulmann (left), presents the HMAS Choules Australia Day mini-olympics shield to the winning team, the Transit Security Element. (photo: CPOCIS Simon Bagnall)

Commanding Officer HMAS Choules, Commander Chris Aulmann (left), presents the HMAS Choules Australia Day mini-olympics shield to the winning team, the Transit Security Element.

HMAS Choules ship’s company have celebrated Australia Day with sport and a barbecue while deployed on Operation RESOLUTE in northern Australian waters.