Tag Archives: No. 1 Combat Communications Squadron

Technician’s work makes airspace safer

Corporal Leigh Okunev's work on a crucial aircraft navigation aid led to it being successfully restored to full operation. Photo: Sergeant Murray Staff

A chance conversation and more than six months’ hard work led to No. 1 Combat Communications Squadron communication electronic technician Corporal Leigh Okunev being awarded a Conspicuous Service Medal in this year’s Australia Day honours.

Concorde opens pathway to exciting career

Flying Officer Kaitlyn Lyons distinctly remembers the Concorde passenger airliner – with its long pointed nose and bullet-like airframe streamlined for supersonic flight – that flew over her primary school in England.