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    Hawker Hurricane Flies Again.

    Today is a very special day in Australian Aviation History. Ross Pay and the team from Vintage Fighter Restorations completed the maiden flight of the Hawker Hurricane after a complete restoration. A massive congratulations to the team. ASO was privileged to be a part of this history but for now[…]

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    F/A-18A Hornet Onboard Video V8 Supercars Clipsal 500.

    With all of South Australia having no power due to the biggest storm in maybe 100 years there could be no better time on “Throw Back Thursday” to release some awesome video footage from the 2016 V8 Supercars Clipsal 500. The pilot is from SA and he sure does do[…]

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    3 Squadron 100th Anniversary Scheme

    ASO was privileged to be one of the few media outlets to be allowed to get the first photos of F/A-18A Hornet A21-27 which has been specially painted for the 100th anniversary of 3 Squadron. 3SQN was formed on the 18th of  September 1916 at Australian Imperial Forces camp beside[…]

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    Burners over the Beach – Sunset Handling Display PB2016

    What connects the Darwin’s Mindil Beach, golden sunsets over Fannie Bay and Exercise Pitch Black?……only the most anticipated military handling display of 2016 in the Top End – the Aircraft Handling Display over Mindil Beach, right on sunset, on 11th of August 2016. Having been promoted in the local media, and by[…]

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    Hornets Nest – Classic Hornets in the NT

    Royal Australian Air Force’s F/A-18A Hornets were recently taking part in Exercise Pitch Black in the Northern Territory, Australia. I had the chance to document a couple of the RAAF’s 77 SQN Hornets as they prepared to rejoin the battle. With multiple missions running day and night over the three[…]

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    Seattle – From The Air!

    I nervously smiled as we finally lifted off the ground and departed from Boeing Field towards our first destination, Renton. The words of someone who is scared of flying? No. Just someone who has never been in a helicopter before! Those who know me would be aware that I fly[…]

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    High In The Sky! – RAAF KC-30A Media Flight

    From the time it was announced early on Wednesday morning at the initial briefing, to the moment we walked across the scorching tarmac to board, the anticipation was high. For many, this would be their first time observing an air-2-air refueling operation from on board the tanker aircraft. Before boarding[…]

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    Current list of Future Air Shows and Events

    Last Updated 27/08/2016   August 2016 27 & 28 AUG : Brisbane Valley Airshow – Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield – Cressbrook-Caboombah Road Cressbrook. (QLD) – http://brisbanevalleyairshow.com.au/ 27 & 28 AUG – Tumut Annual Fly-in, Tumut (NSW) – Website September 2016 24 SEP – Maryborough Wings N Wheels Festival, Maryborough Airport[…]

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