Topic: S-70B-2 Seahawk

Seahawk Samaritans

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), ABIS Alan Lancaster (photographer)

Lieutenant Ben Lancaster, RAN and Leading Seaman Aircrewman James Inglish in front of a Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk at HMAS Albatross, NSW. (photo: ABIS Alan Lancaster)

Lieutenant Ben Lancaster, RAN and Leading Seaman Aircrewman James Inglish in front of a Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk at HMAS Albatross, NSW.

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.

Birdies put on light show for Newcastle’s crew

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), POIS Ollie Garside (photographer)

HMAS Newcastle's S-70B-2 Seahawk releases counter measure flares over the Red Sea. (photo: POIS Ollie Garside)

HMAS Newcastle's S-70B-2 Seahawk releases counter measure flares over the Red Sea.

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.