The first two RAAF Lockheed Martin F-35As to be based in Australia have departed Luke AFB in Arizona, bound for RAAF Williamtown.
The RAAF’s C-130J Hercules could have more range, more time on station for missions such as search and rescue and more fuel offload capacity at forward bases thanks to new external fuel tanks.
This Throwback Thursday article on commercial air refuelling service Omega written by Andrew McLaughlin first appeared in the September 2013 magazine edition of Australian Aviation.
The RAAF Aircraft Research & Development Unit is commemorating the 75th anniversary of its establishment with a series of social and formal events in Adelaide in November and December.
This week’s Throwback Thursday feature is from the August 2008 edition of Australian Aviation, which looks at the Embraer E-Jet experience in Australia.