Topic: MH-60R Seahawk
For most, milestones are easy to recognise: a birthday here, an anniversary there, but aircrew mark their growing experience by meticulously logging hours flown, with appropriate accolades from friends and colleagues as the total number soars.
The Joint Helicopter School at HMAS Albatross is on finals as the first instructors continue their training at the new world-class multi-million-dollar facility.
A passion for aircraft modelling and traditional values shaped a flight path into a career that influences the future horizon of Navy aviation.
En route to the Middle East as part of the latest Royal Australian Navy crew to deploy for Operation MANITOU is one officer who feels very at home on his hometown’s namesake ship.
Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne reinforced that an innovative Australian industry was a “core element of defence capability” at a forum at the Sunshine Coast on 17 May.
HMAS Anzac sailed from Fleet Base East, Sydney, in April with a handful of additional Marine Technical sailors and Aviation personnel embarked.
Royal Australian Navy Seahawk helicopter 'Skeletor' has flown its last operational flight after a career logging 6,200 airframe hours and spanning more than 28 years of service.
A pioneering training program is drawing to a close with the last class of Australian Navy-trained Seahawk Bravo aviation technicians graduating.
The Australian Navy's eight Anzac class frigates are now all back in the water post anti-ship missile defence upgrades, with HMAS Stuart undocking at the Henderson shipyard in Western Australia.
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.