RAAF welcomes first two PC-21s

Chief of Air Force Air Marshal Leo Davies has welcomed the arrival of the Royal Australian Air Force’s first two Pilatus PC-21 training aircraft that form part of the AIR 5428 Pilot Training System project. “We will be formally introducing the PC-21 into service in coming months, but it is grand to be here … [Read more...]

RAAF’s first F-35s arrive at Avalon

The Royal Australian Air Force's first two Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters have made their official debut on Australian soil, landing at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon on Friday morning. F-35As A35-001 and A35-002 touched down at approximately 1140am on Friday, … [Read more...]

PM, Defence Ministers welcome the F-35 to Australia

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the new Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter was the most advanced combat aircraft in the world with lethal technology to destroy our enemies who included the Islamic State terrorists in the Middle East. Challenged on the F-35’s cost and capabilities, … [Read more...]