Topic: S-70B-2 Seahawk
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.
A helicopter crew from 816 Squadron was able to play ‘Good Samaritan’ by providing in-flight assistance to a light aircraft that had reported an unsafe gear indication over Merimbula, on the NSW South Coast.
HMAS Newcastle’s S-70B-2 Seahawk Helicopter has lit up the evening sky in the Middle East Area of Operations, while firing its complement of missile counter-measure flares above the Red Sea.