More than 130 Ipswich Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families had the experience of a lifetime: a flight in a military aircraft from RAAF Base Amberley.
Scenic views and friendly locals are not the only things that make Lord Howe Island special.
Aviators from Air Force’s No. 35 Squadron on July 30 joined the community in Port Vila for the Vanuatu Independence Day celebrations while on Operation Solania.
Defence is enhancing support for humanitarian disaster relief, crisis response and regional engagements by redefining the role of the C-27J Spartan aircraft.
Air Lift Systems Program Office (ALSPO) has taken a fresh approach to showcasing the C-27J Spartan’s capability across Defence and industry.
In partnership with Defence Force Recruiting (DFR), No. 35 Squadron hosted C-27J Spartan flights to regional Queensland communities throughout February, including Kingaroy, Roma and most recently Charleville.
Cattle stranded by floodwaters may soon receive help from above, thanks to airdrop trials at RAAF Base Richmond.
Security forces trainees at RAAF Base Amberley are gaining valuable exposure to an operational flying environment at an earlier stage of their initial course, thanks to a collaboration between No. 35 Squadron and the RAAF Security and Fire School.
Adapted training and remote learning have ensured pilots and loadmasters from No. 35 Squadron continue their training during COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Airborne search and rescue is an expensive and demanding task, but what if there was a better way?