Topic: HMAS Albatross
Reviewing Officer, Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, inspects the graduating officers and sailors of the Joint Helicopter School No.1 Pilot, Aviation Warfare Officer and Aircrewman Courses at 723 Squadron HMAS Albatross, NSW.
The first intake of Army and Navy Pilots, Aviation Warfare Officers and Aircrew has graduated from 723 Squadron/Joint Helicopter School.
HMAS Albatross celebrates 70 years with a cake cut by (L-R) Lieutenant Commander Bob Kyle; Seaman Aviation Support Kimberley Carter; Commanding Officer HMAS Albatross Captain Fiona Sneath, RAN; and Fleet Air Arm Museum curator Terry Hetherington.
Albatross, home to Royal Australian Navy aviation, has celebrated the 70th anniversary of the establishment’s commissioning.
CO HMAS Albatross, CAPT Fiona Sneath with Mr Allan Sparkes CV, OAM, VA, and Deputy Commander Fleet Air Arm, CAPT Peter Ashworth.
Albatross was honoured to be able to hear from Mr Allan Sparkes CV, OAM, VA on Friday 28 July.
Captain Steve Arney (Director NASPO) and Commander Sands Skinner (NASPO Head of Design) proudly display the Military Design Organisation Approval Certificate surrounded by members of NASPO Engineering Management Unit.
The Navy Aviation Systems Program Office (NASPO) in HMAS
Albatross has achieved a significant first in the form of a broad-scope design approval.
Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM RAN (COMAUSFLT), Lieutenant Commander Craig Castlewith his certificate for a navy silver level commendation and Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN (COMFAA) at the Fleet Air Arm Shark Tank.
The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) Innovative Behaviours Program continues to produce results to get the best from the Navy’s maritime aviation warfare capabilities.
Aviation Support Trainees are presented with a realistic simulation of a helicopter crash. As part of the fire and rescue component of their course, trainees were required to battle a fire, secure the aircraft and rescue the aircrew.
With just a couple of weeks until graduation, the heat is definitely on for the 14 Aviation Support (AVN) trainees who have just completed the firefighting and rescue phase of their 19 week course.
Published on May 17, 2018 by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer)
Watch Leader, Leading Seaman Megan Horne onboard STS Young Endeavour as they sail into Darling Harbour in Sydney
The first birdie to serve in STS
Young Endeavour will fly back to HMAS Albatross when her posting to the sail training tall ship ends later this month.
Chief of Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, AC presents Sub Lieutenant Thomas Snow with the award for Aerobatic Skill.
Navy’s newest pilot has graduated from the Royal Australian Air Force’s No. 2 Flying Training School (2FTS) at RAAF Base Pearce, Western Australia.
MRH-90 Taipan pilot Lieutenant Commander Natalee Johnston with her husband Lieutenant Commander Gavin Johnston (left), daughter Hannah and son Alasdair (right) join students at Milton Public School during a visit by 808 Squadron of HMAS Albatross.
Navy’s first ever female helicopter pilot has conducted an aircraft school visit with a difference.
Members of RANTEWSS at HMAS Albatross present a cheque and care packages to Supported Accommodation and Homelessness Services Shoalhaven Illawarra.
The Royal Australian Navy Tactical Electronic Warfare Support Section at HMAS
Albatross is relatively small but members of the unit are working hard to make a difference in their community. Their enthusiastic commitment to support a local accommodation and homelessness service will assist vulnerable women and families in the Shoalhaven.