Topic: MH-60R Seahawk

Romeo’s first flight

Published on by Minister for Defence Materiel the Hon. Dr Mike Kelly AM MP (author), Woodstock Studio Photography Services Stuart Walls (photographer)

Australia's first MH-60R Seahawk Romeo aircraft, complete with RAN kangaroo roundel aircraft markings, conducts its initial test flight at Sikorsky's production facility in Stratford, Connecticut, USA. (photo: Stuart Walls)

Australia's first MH-60R Seahawk Romeo aircraft, complete with RAN kangaroo roundel aircraft markings, conducts its initial test flight at Sikorsky's production facility in Stratford, Connecticut, USA.

Minister for Defence Materiel Dr Mike Kelly AM MP today announced the first of 24 MH-60R Seahawk Romeo helicopters has successfully completed its first test flight.

Getting ‘Romeo-ready’: RAN aircrew achieve MH60-R training milestone

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NUSQN 725 aircrew all smiles after completing their initial Seahawk Romeo training. Rear: LCDR Todd Glynn, front: LCDRs Pete Talbot, Nigel Rowan and LEUT Mark Flowerdew. (photo: Unknown)

NUSQN 725 aircrew all smiles after completing their initial Seahawk Romeo training. Rear: LCDR Todd Glynn, front: LCDRs Pete Talbot, Nigel Rowan and LEUT Mark Flowerdew.

The Royal Australian Navy is a step closer to being ‘Romeo-ready’ after NUSQN 725 aircrew successfully reached an important milestone in their MH-60R Seahawk ‘Romeo’ helicopter training.