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A Day with the RAAF Roulette’s Video.

Back in February ASO spent a day with the RAAF Roulette’s and as the year end’s and Squadron Leader Paul “Bones” Henry finishes as Roulette 1 so there is no better time to release the video from the day by team member Mark Pourzenic. You can also go over the[…]

Erickson Air Crane in Action November 2006 Part 2.

Part 2 of the action from the November 2006 Bush Fires in the upper Blue Mountains. Here you see the Air Cranes taking off from their Airbase at Medlow Airport in the upper Blue Mountains and attack the fire in the upper Grose Valley. The action went all day and[…]

Erickson Air Crane in Action November 2006 Australia Part 1.

In November 2006 Bush Fires again sweep through the upper Blue Mountains and like other years before the the Erickson Air Crane swung into action. Here in action we have N720HT “Shania” and N194AC “Delilah” working non-stop all day from a dam in the Hartley at the western base of[…]

Avro Shackleton – Griffon engine ground run.

The Avro Shackleton based at the Classic Air Force Airbase at Coventry Airport in the UK is being prepared to be returned to the air by the Shackleton Preservation Trust (see link at bottom). She is at a point where all four of her Rolls Royce Griffon engines can be[…]

USAF PACAF arrivals at Australian International Airshow 2015.

There’s always a time at an Airshow or fly-in that has one and all waiting patiently, that really presses home the reason we all love to be known as plane-spotters. Whether it’s waiting in all kind’s of weather, or time isn’t on our side, but when thing’s turn out for[…]

RAAF 33SQN KC-30 Refueling US Navy Jets from USS George Washington

It’s great finding so footage you forgot you had right ? Well while I was backing up data I found this awesome footage from my time onboard the RAAF’s Kc-30 at Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. The jets had came from the USS George Washington CVN-73 and where getting top up’s[…]

RAAF F/A-18A Hornet A21-35 Friday Night Show Avalon 2015

Here’s a stunning display of an RAAF F/A-18A Hornet wearing a special Commemorative 30th Anniversary tail scheme, to celebrate 30 years of RAAF Hornet Operations. Although in 75 Squadron marking’s , it was flown during the Australian International Airshow by Flt.Lt Adam who is part of No.2 Operational Conversion Unit[…]

Video: Australian International Airshow Arrivals 2015

Known as the Roadside Airshow, the Three days leading up to the start of the Trade Days allow spotters and Aviation enthusiasts the opportunity to sit by the main runways at Avalon Airport,and be treated to the vast array of local and international civil and military aircraft arrivals. Apart from[…]

Video: Low Level C-130J-30 ride over Western NSW Australia

Sit back and enjoy the ride of your life up front in one of the Royal Australian Air Force’s C-130J-30 Hercules over the Western parts of NSW. The 5 hour flight in A97-466 at very low level was a practice for a 8 ship flight the next week to highlight[…]