Despite the heat and humidity of a Top End storm brewing, personnel from RAAF Base Darwin on October 9 exercised the base’s right to Freedom of Entry to the City of Darwin.
As an aircraft technician at No. 2 Squadron, Aircraftwoman Natasha Bryan enjoys the variety of her day-to-day role, however, Exercise Rogue Ambush has taken her to new heights operating out of the Top End for the first time.
Exercise Arnhem Thunder saw personnel on exchange from the Royal Air Force (RAF) fill key positions on Australia’s E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft.
For the first time, Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft have taken to the skies with a full complement of weapons.
Recognised for service excellence, Communication Electronic Technician Corporal Daniel Loane has been named the Air Force Airman of the Year for 2020.
Squadron Leader Nikki Olsen was attracted to a military aviation career from an early age.
While the coronavirus pandemic has essentially put a stop to international travel, Leading Aircraftwoman Lisa Stephens’ Air Force career has taken her to more than 10 countries in the past three-and-a-half years.
A plaque was unveiled at RAAF Base Darwin on Remembrance Day to honour RAAF radar personnel who have served in the northern areas of Australia and beyond.
Having an interest in aircraft and a desire to travel the world would lead many people to taking off in an aviation career with a commercial airline.
Whether it’s on base or out in the field, chefs like Corporal Sheree Woodward keep personnel fuelled up with nutritious meals that power them to get the job done.