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Spitfire Movie – Australian Release

We have a wonderful opportunity to join our Spitfire Photo Competition. Here in Australia we are about to get the release of the film Spitfire – The Feature Documentary. On November 15th Spitfire will be released across Australia. The Spitfire Photo Competition  To celebrate ASO have teamed up with the[…]

It’s ON! Exercise Pitch Black 2018 officially opened.

The southern hemisphere’s premier air training exercise, the Royal Australian Air Force’s Exercise Pitch Black 2018, was officially opened today by Air Commodore Michael Kitcher at RAAF Base Darwin. With him was Air Commodore Noddy Sawade – who was also present at Pitch Black 2016. AC Kitcher welcomes the media[…]

Red Thunder is going to shake the Brisbane Valley!!

This weekends Red Thunder Air show at Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield is set to be an awesome show. Running over both Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May and just a short drive from Brisbane Between Esk and Toogoolawah in the beautiful Brisbane Valley.       Classic warbirds like the Mk.[…]

Massive opportunity for QLD Spotters.

The word ‘unique’ is often bandied about by promoters of events. But when it comes to unique aircraft combinations you cant go past the Great War Flying Display. If you have any appreciation for aircraft old and new … you should be heading to the 3rd and final TAVAS Great[…]

Warbirds over Scone-Heads Up

Australian spotters will be treated to many great airshows this season but one of the must-see highlights on this years calendar will surely be the Bengalla Warbirds over Scone event on Sunday 25th March 2018 at Scone and Upper Hunter Airport. Following on from the very successful Flight of the Hurricane[…]

Evans Head – Heads Up

Its 2018 already and the air show calendar is kicking off with the first show of the year at Evans Head in Northern NSW this weekend. With a two day show on the 6th and 7th of January including some classic warbird action, this is one worth checking out if you can[…]

Heads UP Brisbane Riverfire – Roulettes are back!

The RAAF Roulettes are making a return to the Brisbane Festival finale over Brisbane this afternoon. Get in early, not just to secure your spot for the fireworks and the RAAF F/A-18G Growlers that will kick the fireworks off … but to watch the smooth moves of the Roulettes as[…]

Heads UP Brisbane – Super Hornet and V8 Super Cars!

  This weekend at Queensland Raceway the next round of the V8 Super Cars will be heard loud and clear. The Royal Australian Air Force will be there to support this event with a low level flypast by a single F/A-18F Super Hornet from 1SQN which is based just up the road at[…]

Dawn Strike, Heads-Up

  Up to 35 aircraft will conduct a ‘dawn strike’ on Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown on Friday 30 June between approximately 7am to 7.30am as the Air Force’s newest air warfare combat instructors return home from Exercise Diamond Storm in the Northern Territory. Local residents are advised more[…]

Heads-Up; Display practice over Tea Gardens and Myall Lakes National Park

What:             Hawk 127 Lead-In Fighter jet to conduct display practice  When:             Wednesday 14 – Thursday 15 June 2017  Where:           Vicinity of Tea Gardens and Myall Lakes National Park and RAAF Base Williamtown Three Royal Australian Air Force Hawk 127 Lead-In Fighter aircraft from Number 76 Squadron, will conduct two[…]