Topic: Training

Technical training takes a bow

Published on by LEUT Daniel Vale (author)

The last of the S-70B- 2 Aviation Technicians graduating at HMAS Albatross for the hangar maintenance team course. (photo: Unknown)

The last of the S-70B- 2 Aviation Technicians graduating at HMAS Albatross for the hangar maintenance team course.

A pioneering training program is drawing to a close with the last class of Australian Navy-trained Seahawk Bravo aviation technicians graduating.

Deep diving into innovation

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer)

Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, presents Leading Seaman Shane Bell  with an award for the best  innovation strategy presentation, during the Fleet Air Arm Shark Tank forum at HMAS Albatross. (photo: LSIS Justin Brown)

Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, presents Leading Seaman Shane Bell with an award for the best innovation strategy presentation, during the Fleet Air Arm Shark Tank forum at HMAS Albatross.

The Fleet Air Arm recently presented the first of an ongoing series of events dedicated to celebrating and inspiring innovation.

MINDEF takes flight at Albatross

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author)

Member for Gilmore Ms Ann Sudmalis MP, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence, Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commander Chris Smallhorn RAN, and CO HMAS Albatross Captain Fiona Sneath, RAN. (photo: LSIS Justin Brown)

Member for Gilmore Ms Ann Sudmalis MP, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence, Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commander Chris Smallhorn RAN, and CO HMAS Albatross Captain Fiona Sneath, RAN.

Minister of Defence, The Honourable Marise Payne, and the local member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis inspected the progress of the $157 million Helicopter Aircrew Training System and the Fleet Air Arm's operational 816 Squadron at HMAS Albatross recently.

Real-time readiness for Adelaide’s medical team

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer)

Aircrewman from HMAS Adelaide conduct helicopter winching during Aeromedical Evacuation training on the flight deck during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2017. (photo: POIS Andrew Dakin)

Aircrewman from HMAS Adelaide conduct helicopter winching during Aeromedical Evacuation training on the flight deck during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2017.

Navy’s frontline medical staff in HMAS Adelaide have been training as they would fight in a recent aero-medical evacuation scenario off the south west Australian coast.

Creative rehabilitation ideas bear results

This article has photo gallery Published on by SQNLDR Jaimie Abbott (author), Ms Grace Costa (photographer)

Members of the AARTS program performing the rehearsal on stage at the University of Canberra. (photo: Grace Costa)

Members of the AARTS program performing the rehearsal on stage at the University of Canberra.

Applications are soon to close for the Australian Defence Force Arts for Recovery, Resilience, Teamwork and Skills program.

Young Endeavour completes circumnavigation of Australia

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABCSO(U) Tara Byrne (photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Training Ship Young Endeavour returns to Fleet Base East, Sydney, after completing a 10-month circumnavigation of Australia. (photo: ABCSO(U) TARA BYRNE)

Training Ship Young Endeavour returns to Fleet Base East, Sydney, after completing a 10-month circumnavigation of Australia.

The Royal Australian Navy-operated Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour returned to Sydney recently after a 10-month circumnavigation of Australia.

Training the aviation trainers

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author)

Trainee instructors at the Helicopter Aircrew Training System, from left, Warrant Officer Class 2 Joseph Laycock; Major Anton Leshinskas; Captain Anthony Erwin; Major David Oddy; Captain Adrian Ludman; and Lieutenant Commander Michael Robertson. (photo: Unknown)

Trainee instructors at the Helicopter Aircrew Training System, from left, Warrant Officer Class 2 Joseph Laycock; Major Anton Leshinskas; Captain Anthony Erwin; Major David Oddy; Captain Adrian Ludman; and Lieutenant Commander Michael Robertson.

The Royal Australian Navy and Army Joint Helicopter School at HMAS Albatross is a step closer to lift off with the first group of instructors beginning their training at the multi-million-dollar facility.

Armoured vehicles put to the test on Canberra

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author and photographer)

A Rheinmetall Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicle prior to being loaded onto the heavy vehicle deck of HMAS Canberra during a series of trials at Fleet Base East in Sydney on 6 December 2016. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

A Rheinmetall Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicle prior to being loaded onto the heavy vehicle deck of HMAS Canberra during a series of trials at Fleet Base East in Sydney on 6 December 2016.

HMAS Canberra was introduced to the next generation of armoured fighting vehicles late last year, as part of Project Land 400 phase two trials.

Aviation world farewells regular

Published on by LEUT Bentley Hon (author)

After a 20 year career in the APS, 17 of which were at Training Authority - Aviation, Mrs Frances Johnson has decided to retire from the Australian Public Service. (photo: Unknown)

After a 20 year career in the APS, 17 of which were at Training Authority - Aviation, Mrs Frances Johnson has decided to retire from the Australian Public Service.

The bustling reception area at Training Authority - Aviation headquarters will not be the same without the very familiar face of office mainstay Mrs Frances Johnson.

Aero-engineer skills up overseas

Published on by Department of Defence (author)

Lieutenant Nabil Mikhail is presented with a plaque by United States Navy Commander Clark Childers. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Nabil Mikhail is presented with a plaque by United States Navy Commander Clark Childers.

In December last year, Australian Navy Lieutenant Nabil Mikhail graduated as a Flight Test Engineer from the United Kingdom’s Empire Test Pilot School in Boscombe Down.