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Colour party – BAE and the ADF prepare to farewell the ‘Plastic Parrot’

January 6, 2019 0 comment

Soon the CT-4 will end ADF service for a second time, with the final RAAF and Navy basic flying course winding up in February and the final, single service class of Army pilots finishing up next October.

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How EO/IR tech can help airports keep birds, and drones, at bay

December 23, 2018 0 comment

Airports are resorting to advanced technology electro-optic and infrared (EO/IR) systems to detect and classify intruders by day or night, increasing safety and levels of collision avoidance.

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A35-002 and -001 soon after their arrival at Avalon on March 3 2017. (Paul Sadler)

TBT: RAAF F-35As light up Avalon Airshow

December 6, 2018 0 comment

This feature from the April 2017 magazine edition of Australia Aviation looks at the Lockheed Martin F-35A’s appearance at the 2017 Avalon Airshow.

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A French Rafale readies for a Pitch Black mission. (Richard Nicolas-Nelson)

Demanding scenarios and uncrowded airspace – Exercise Pitch Black 18

October 27, 2018 2 comment

Pitch Black 2018 was the biennial multinational air force training exercise hosted by the RAAF and attended by personnel of 16 nations, with nine countries flying more than 130 aircraft.

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A competitive edge – 50 years of the Australian Army Aviation Corps

October 18, 2018 0 comment

Half a century on from its formation, the Australian Army Aviation Corps is an all rotary-wing force with advanced and ever‑evolving capabilities.

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RAAF deployments are “making important contributions” on global ops – CJOPS

October 12, 2018 0 comment

Around 2,300 ADF personnel are currently engaged in operations around the world and in Australia.

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