Topic: 723 Squadron
The Royal Australian Navy EC-135 helicopters of 723 Squadron recently logged 10,000 flying hours during normal operations in support of the New South Wales bushfires.
Royal Australian Navy pilot Lieutenant Rhiannon Thompson has come a long way from her school days at Perth Modern School to support firefighting efforts during the catastrophic bushfires across New South Wales in November.
Defence Industry is working hand-in-hand with the Royal Australian Navy to support firefighting efforts throughout New South Wales during one of the most dangerous bushfire weeks the nation has ever seen.
Members of the Royal Australian Navy have showcased their maritime skills to civilian employers of Navy reservists from across Australia this week, as Exercise Navy Boss Lift 2019 got underway in Sydney.
Set within Navy’s 723 Squadron at HMAS Albatross, the Joint Helicopter School was designed to provide the foundation skills needed by future pilots, aircrew and Aviation Warfare Officers to operate the highly sophisticated combat helicopters used by the Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army.
The Royal Australian Navy is renowned for its high quality of training to prepare for existing and future operations.
The last Royal Australian Navy Bell 429 helicopter is making its final public appearance at the Australian International Airshow 2019 at Avalon, Victoria, this week.
The first intake of Army and Navy Pilots, Aviation Warfare Officers and Aircrew has graduated from 723 Squadron/Joint Helicopter School.
It was a week of “firsts” when instructors from HMAS Albatross’s 723 Squadron (Joint Helicopter School) commenced training with the Royal Australian Navy’s new-generation training ship MV Sycamore.
Royal Australian Navy personnel are posted to all corners of the globe, integrating into the forces of partner nations, contributing to and improving Navy capability. Navy members currently posted to the United States Navy’s Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 40, known as the Airwolves, recently provided an insight into Anzac Day for their US counterparts.