Topic: S-70B-2 Seahawk
A quarter of a century into his career, an Australian sailor still gets a high from keeping a multi-million dollar bird aloft.
Petty Officer Aviation Technician Avionics Aaron Little is a maintenance manager for the S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter onboard HMAS Melbourne.
A Sunshine Coast man, Lieutenant Chris Starling, has taken his love of flying to a new level in the Middle East with the Royal Australian Navy.
It’s the eyes in the sky that give HMAS Melbourne its long-range advantage in the war against drugs.
Leading Seaman Aircrewman Rhys David Williams says he loves working on operations and being part of a Seahawk crew. He is currently embarked on HMAS Arunta, which is undertaking a North East Asian deployment.
The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Darwin has provided emergency medical assistance to a heart attack victim from a French fishing vessel in the Middle East Area of Operations.
The Warrnambool community were granted a rare opportunity to see a warship on Tuesday, when HMAS Melbourne conducted a close proximity transit during her return voyage to her homeport Garden Island, Sydney.
816 Squadron aircrew and maintainers landed in the action zone at Albert Park Raceway last Sunday, to show off the Navy’s S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter.
The airfield at HMAS Albatross was abuzz with activity late last week when three Seahawk helicopters and 84 personnel from 816 Squadron left for Western Australia to participate in TAMEX, a joint maritime training exercise in anti-submarine warfare.
The 2014 Australian Grand Prix is described as a place where power and glory come together so what better place to suit the highly capable Royal Australian Navy Seahawk helicopter than in Melbourne from 14–16 March this year.
Two Royal Australian Navy helicopters gave Sydney's beach-goers their first taste of the International Fleet Review on the weekend, when they conducted a series of fly-overs in the city.