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First pilots of centenary year graduate

Pilot Officer Christina Way participates in a traditional smoking ceremony conducted by Whadjuk Elder Barry Winmar during the No. 261 Advanced Pilot Course Graduation at RAAF Base Pearce, WA. Photo: Chris Kershaw

No. 2 Flying Training School at RAAF Base Pearce graduated its first pilots of Air Force’s centenary year earlier this month with a thrilling aerobatic display, formal parade and two PC-21 flypasts culminating in the signature bomb-burst formation.

Graduates receive their wings

In a milestone for Air Force, the first group of pilots to conduct pilot training in the PC-21 aircraft received their ‘wings’ from Reviewing Officer Commodore (retd) Brett Dowsing, in a No. 2 Flying Training School graduation ceremony held earlier this month at RAAF Base Pearce.