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Wings Over Illawarra 2018 – Defence Showcase

ADF Showcase It was the largest contingent of Australian Defence Force aircraft and helicopters at a Wings Over the Illawarra ever! The Royal Australian Air Force presented examples of the Boeing C-17A Globemaster III, Lockheed Martin C-130J, Boeing P-8 Poseidon, Alenia C-27J Spartan, McDonnell Douglas/Boeing F-18A Hornet, BAe Hawk-127 and[…]

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[…]

36 Squadron C-17 Globemaster III – The Heavy Mover of Pitch Black 2016

As part of RAAF Air Mobility Group and No 86 Wing, 36 Squadron provides an important logistical role for the Royal Australian Air Force. Based at RAAF Base Amberley, 36 Squadron operates the largest transport aircraft of the Australian Defence Force, the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III. During the 2000’s, the[…]