Topic: HMAS Albatross
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.
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.
Officer in Charge of Navy's Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit (AMAFTU), Commander David Hutchinson, in front of a MH-60R Seahawk 'Romeo' at 725 Squadron.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit has a busy 2017 planned, with seven First of Class Flight Trials scheduled before September.
Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, right, presents the Governor's Cup to the Commanding Officer of HMAS Albatross, Captain Simon Bateman, CSC, RAN, left. Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Mardi Longford was present as the junior member of HMAS Albatross' ship's company.
Captain Simon Bateman was no stranger to HMAS
Albatross when he assumed Command in December 2013, but as he hands over Command, he reflects on the changes achieved throughout his tenure.
(L-R) Organiser of White Ribbon Day HMAS Albatross, Chief Petty Officer Christopher Hill, Sue Davies and Louise Williams from the Nowra Domestic Violence Intervention Service, and Commanding Officer HMAS Albatross, Captain Simon Bateman, CSC, RAN at the White Ribbon Day morning tea in the Oasis Mess at HMAS Albatross.
The ship's company of Navy's home of avitation, HMAS
Albatross, hosted their annual White Ribbon Day morning tea on 25 November, provoking reflection and debate on the issues surrounding domestic violence.
Squadron Leader Teresa Wynter, Flight Commander of 453 Squadron - Nowra Detachment explains the duties of an "Approach" Air traffic Controller in the Approach Room located in the HMAS Albatross Airfield Control Building. Leading Seaman Michael Solomon and Able Seaman Sean Payne listen closely to the brief.
The high stakes of Defence air traffic control were explained at the recent HMAS
Albatross Air Traffic Control Tower open day.
Leading Seaman Jodie Khan from HMAS Albatross with the ball during the Eastern Australian Area Netball Competition, held at the Indoor Sports Centre, Alexandria.
A male-dominated HMAS
Albatross side won the Eastern Australian Area Netball Competition, outdoing HMAS Penguin in the final at Alexandria in late September.
Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Sarah Hickling from HMAS Albatross strikes the soccer ball for a penalty shoot-out against HMAS Anzac during the finals of the Nirimba Cup soccer competition held at Randwick Barracks, Sydney.
The team from frigate, HMAS
Anzac took home the Nirimba Cup following several nail-biting soccer matches and penalty shoot-outs at Randwick Barracks in Sydney in mid September.
From left, Mr Tim Leonard, Mr Rob Starks, Major Anton Leshinskas and Lieutenant Commander Tony Hammond in front of the EC-135T2 Helicopter after conducting flight trials at HMAS Albatross.
It was up, up and away for the EC-135T2 helicopter, the latest aircraft to be acquired by the Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army as part of the new Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS).
The Sikorsky MH-60R "Romeo" Seahawk helicopter "2-4" which is the 24th and final Romeo military helicopter to be delivered to the Royal Australian Navy from Sikorsky Defence Systems and Services as part of AIR9000 Phase 8.
The last of Navy's 24 MH-60R maritime combat helicopters was accepted by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, in a ceremony at Lockheed-Martin’s Logistics and Maintenance Facility at Nowra’s Aviation Technology Park on Monday 12 September.