Tigerair Australia returns to Canberra

Tigerair Australia Airbus A320 VH-VNR operates the inaugural Melbourne-Canberra service. (Paul Sadler)

Tigerair Australia ended a five-year absence from the nation’s capital on Thursday when flight TT667 touched down at Canberra Airport. The inaugural service, operated by Airbus A320 VH-VNR, was greeted with an Airservices Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) monitor cross on the way to the terminal … [Read more...]

Army trials Hellfire II Romeo with Tiger

A Lockheed Martin AGM-114R Hellfire II Romeo laser guided air-to-ground missile fired from a Tiger Armed Reconnoissance helicopter. (Defence)

Army has test fired its first Lockheed Martin AGM-114R Hellfire II Romeo laser guided air-to-ground missile from one of its Tiger Armed Reconnoissance Helicopters (ARH) at the Delamere Air Weapons Range in the Northern Territory. The Hellfire II Romeo variant has some guidance and navigation improvements … [Read more...]