Minister unveils first Challenger SAR jets for AMSA

Deputy Prime Minister of Australia. Warren Truss.
Cobham, Adelaide Airport, South Australia.
Photo: John Krüger

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss has unveiled the first Bombardier Challenger 604 which will replace Aerorescue Dorniers for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority's (AMSA) search and rescue operations. On Wednesday, Truss inspected the first of … [Read more...]

Southern Belle heads south

DD1C0668_PAUL SADLER

The DC-10 Very Large Air Tanker (VLAT) firebomber Southern Belle has relocated from New South Wales to Avalon in Victoria. The DC-10, temporarily named Southern Belle for its deployment to Australia, had been based at RAAF Base Richmond, alongside an L-100-30 Hercules Large Air Tanker, after arriving in … [Read more...]

January/February 2016

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