Tag Archives: KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport

Air-to-air refuelling success

A Royal Australian Air Force P-8A Poseidon from No. 11 Squadron prepares to be refuelled by a United States Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during a training mission near the Philippine Sea. Photo: Airman 1st Class Kaitlyn Preston

Maintaining the capability edge, Royal Australian Air Force P-8A Poseidon aircraft and crews from No. 11 Squadron forward-deployed to RAAF Base Darwin to complete a series of air-to-air refuelling training missions in partnership with United States Air Force (USAF) KC-135 Stratotanker mission crew late last year. 

Crew attendant on a mission

Air Force crew attendant Leading Aircraftwoman Hannah Heaney supports aircrew on board a KC-30A during air-to-air refuelling operations with a P-8A Poseidon as part of Exercise Diamond Seas 2022. Photo: Leading Aircraftwoman Kate Czerny

From training amid COVID-19 challenges, to supporting air-to-air refuelling on exercise, a career as a crew attendant has been exciting so far for Leading Aircraftwoman Hannah Heaney.