RAAF operates Heron unmanned aircraft from Amberley

An A45 Heron Remotely Piloted Aircraft takes off at RAAF Base Amberley.

The Royal Australian Air Force has begun flying the Heron surveillance UAV out of RAAF Base Amberley, the first time the RAAF has operated the remotely-piloted aircraft from a major Australian airbase. The RAAF's 5 Flight has been flying the Heron from Amberley for an initial 10 day period April 13 and 22, … [Read more...]

Stats show the changing fortunes of Qantas International

VH-VXQ Retro Roo 2 YSSY Victor Pody 16 November 2015

Buried within the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics’ latest monthly international airline activity report is a remarkable stat. For the month of November 2015, Qantas flew 10.7 per cent more international passengers into and out of Australia than it did in November 2014. When was the … [Read more...]