Perth storms didn’t deter the spirit of 14 students receiving their wings and graduating from No. 2 Flying Training School at RAAF Base Pearce on July 29.
Most kids grow up dreaming of becoming a fighter pilot.
Students from the No. 265 Australian Defence Force Pilot’s Course received their wings and graduated from No. 2 Flying Training School at RAAF Base Pearce on April 8.
No. 2 Flying Training School flying instructor Flight Lieutenant Des Hales wowed the crowds at the Busselton Margaret River Airport Open Day in November last year.
Students from the Clontarf Academy in Geraldton, Western Australia, were “wide-eyed” when they toured RAAF Base Pearce in early September.
Students from the No. 262 PC-21 Australian Defence Force Pilots Course received their wings and graduated from No. 2 Flying Training School at RAAF Base Pearce on August 13.
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.
Completing high school in Sydney in 2009, and then studying a Bachelor of Aviation and completing a commercial pilots licence has paid off handsomely for John Lewin.
The number of blood donations from pilots at No. 2 Flying Training School has taken off thanks to a break in flying commitments offered by a safety day.
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.