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    Hawker Hurricane flies in Australia

    The Hawker Hurricane is an extremely rare aircraft in the Southern Hemisphere, with only one example being operated by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during World War Two, here in Australia. A Hawker Hurricane Mk.I fitted with tropical equipment, V7476 was imported into Australia in 1941 by the British[…]

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    RSAF F-15SG’s Accelerate Into Action! – Exercise Wallaby 2016

    Exercise Wallaby 2016 On 16th of September 2016 the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) deployed six of their front line F-15SG fighters from 149 “Shikra” Squadron to Rockhampton Australia to participate in Exercise Wallaby 2016 RSAF F-15SG’s are regular visitors to Exercise Pitch Black in Northern Australia and have[…]

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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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  • LA81904

    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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    Current list of Future Air Shows and Events

    Last Updated 29/10/2016 October 2016 30 OCT – Rathmines Catalina Festival  – Rathmines (NSW)    www.rathminescatalinafestival.com November 2016 6 NOV – RAAF Roulettes Flying Display – Point Cook (VIC) RAAF Website 12 & 13 NOV – Aviation Nation 2016, Nellis AFB, Nevada (US) Aviation Nation 2016 January 2017 7 & 8[…]

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