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Dry Season Thunder- a week in Exercise Diamond Storm 2017

Over the last few weeks the tempo has ramped up to the final days of Exercise Diamond Storm 2017 which has been held in the Northern Territory. During just one week ASO was able to attend photographic and video opportunities arranged by RAAF Public Affairs Office to capture various aspects[…]

Australian International Airshow – Super Hornet Display Practice!

All the buzz and hype that is going along with the arrival of the new Royal Australian Air Force assets like the EA-18G Growlers and the visit from a pair of our new F-35 Lightnings will be quickly forgotten as the F/A-18F Super Hornet rips open the sky in its[…]

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[…]

RAAF F/A-18F Super Hornet Avalon Airshow 2015

During the 2015 Australian International Airshow, held at Avalon Airport near Geelong Victoria, many RAAF asset’s where on display on the ground and in the air, and none impressed the punter’s more than the RAAF 6 Squadron F/A-18F Super Hornet’s, with their spectacular take-off sequence’s and ground attack demonstrations and[…]