Topic: CH-47F Chinook

Choules supports First of Class flight trials

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew McGuigan (author), LEUT Grant Thaler (photographer)

HMAS Choules flight deck team conduct flight deck operations during CH-47 first of class flight trials in the Coral Sea. (photo: LEUT Grant Thaler)

HMAS Choules flight deck team conduct flight deck operations during CH-47 first of class flight trials in the Coral Sea.

Landing Ship Dock HMAS Choules has conducted First of Class Flight Trials for the CH-47F Chinook helicopter marking a significant increase to amphibious capability.

 

Training the aircrewman trainers

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Mark Doran (photographer)

Warrant Officer Aircrewman Craig Daniel of the Joint Helicopter School uses the flight marshalling synthetic training equipment of the Helicopter Advanced Training System at HMAS Albatross  (photo: CPL Mark Doran)

Warrant Officer Aircrewman Craig Daniel of the Joint Helicopter School uses the flight marshalling synthetic training equipment of the Helicopter Advanced Training System at HMAS Albatross

When aircrewman Warrant Officer Craig Daniel, of the Joint Helicopter School, first heard about the changes afoot in Navy aircrew training, he was immediately interested taking part.

Training the aviation trainers

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author)

Trainee instructors at the Helicopter Aircrew Training System (L-R) 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 (L-R) 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.

Danes try Navy HATS on for size

Published on by LCDR Jeffery Choat (author)

The Royal Australian Navy’s reputation for delivering world-class training received a boost when five members of the Royal Danish Navy visited HMAS Albatross to learn how the Fleet Air Arm teaches pilots and aircrew.
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The Royal Australian Navy’s reputation for delivering world-class training received a boost when five members of the Royal Danish Navy visited HMAS Albatross to learn how the Fleet Air Arm teaches pilots and aircrew.

The Royal Australian Navy’s reputation for delivering world-class training received a boost when five members of the Royal Danish Navy visited HMAS Albatross to learn how the Fleet Air Arm teaches pilots and aircrew.

Amphibious arrival in southern capital

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Adam Grover (author), LSIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide sails towards Hobart, Tasmania, while conducting CH47F Chinook flying serials. (photo: POIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Adelaide sails towards Hobart, Tasmania, while conducting CH47F Chinook flying serials.

HMAS Adelaide, one of the largest and most capable warships in the Royal Australian Navy fleet arrived in Tasmania’s maritime capital city Hobart on 19 August, for a five day visit.

Liftoff nears for state-of-the-art helicopter training facility

Published on by LCDR Jeffrey Choat (author), Unknown (photographer)

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Construction of a multi-million-dollar helicopter training facility that will ensure Navy and Army aircrews remain at the cutting edge of military aviation achieved a milestone this month.

Heavy lifters hone in on helicopter dock

Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author and photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

A Chinook CH-47F aircraft from the 5th Aviation Regiment in Townsville landing on HMAS Canberra while the ship is alongside in her home port of Sydney. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

A Chinook CH-47F aircraft from the 5th Aviation Regiment in Townsville landing on HMAS Canberra while the ship is alongside in her home port of Sydney.

Amphibious ship, HMAS Canberra has conducted deck and handling trials with two Chinook helicopters alongside in Sydney recently.